Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of a car in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 78-year-old pedestrian early Sunday morning in Osceola County.
According to FHP, the man was crossing Pleasant Hill Road from an unknown direction, midblock and outside of a marked crosswalk, when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling southbound on Pleasant Hill Road in the inside lane, south of Earle Court.
The driver of the unknown vehicle left the scene and the man was pronounced dead on-scene.
According to FHP, the vehicle might be a 2014-2019 gray Volkswagen Passat that could have front and left side damage. It is also believed to have damage to the driver side mirror and possibly the windshield as well.
Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact FHP at 407-737-2213, or Crimeline at 1-800- 423-8477 to remain anonymous.