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Name Released of Man Killed in Perry Hit and Run

By: Eyewitness News Email
By: Eyewitness News Email

Perry, FL - October 17, 2012 - Perry Police have a person of interest in the hit and run accident that killed Hugh Poppell; however, they are not releasing a name at this time and no arrest has been made.

WCTV will update this story as soon as more information is available.


Perry, FL - October 8, 2012 - Perry Police are releasing the name of a hit and run victim from the weekend.

Officials say 41 year old Hugh Poppell was struck and killed on Old Dixie Highway at Dove Street in Taylor County.

It all happened around 10 p.m. Saturday. Police have a potential suspect vehicle and are still following all leads.

No arrests have been made so far.


Perry, FL - October 6, 2012 - A young man is dead after what police are calling a hit and run.

Captain Jamie Cruz from the Perry Police Department, says after 10 o'clock Friday evening, a young man was hit along Old Dixie Highway near the intersection of Dove Road.

The young man was alone but police aren't releasing details about how they believe he was hit, because the crash is under investigation.

The victim's family has not been notified yet, and police will not release more detailed information about his identity until they do so.

Police have identified a possible suspect vehicle and are following that lead.


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