Tampa Police search for truck following fatal hit and run crash

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) –  Investigators are looking for a man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Ybor City this morning.

The pedestrian victim has been identified as 36-year-old Jatha Royal.

Jatha Royal
Jatha Royal

Police describe the suspect as a white or Hispanic male with dark hair.

The crash happened early Sunday at East 15th Avenue and North 15th Street.

Authorities say law enforcement is looking for a late 90’s to early 2000’s Ford truck that is shown in the video. Anyone with information about this vehicle should contact Tampa Police Department’s Communication at (813) 231-6130 or Crimestoppers.


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