St. Pete police investigating hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – St. Petersburg police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred late Monday night.

Police say a 2008 Toyota Prius, being driven by 29-year-old Ussouf Ristemov was northbound on 4th Street North when the 63-year-old male pedestrian crossed the street in the 4200-block of 4th Street North.

The front of the Prius struck the pedestrian, throwing him to the roadway. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

For an unknown reason, Ristemov left the scene, but notified police of his whereabouts afterwards.

The investigation is still ongoing. If anyone has any information, please contact the police department at 727-893-7780.

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