Police search for suspect in fatal hit-and-run collision in Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — A pedestrian was killed in an early morning hit-and-run in Tampa.

Police say a car hit the unidentified man early Saturday morning as he was crossing W. Hillsborough Ave. at the intersection of N. Hesperides Street.

He sustained serious injuries and was transported to St. Joseph Hospital where he later succumbed to those injuries.

The suspect’s car is a dark, low-riding sedan with front-end collision damage, according to officers.

Part of Hillsborough Ave. was closed for several hours while police investigated, but the road has since been reopened.

Anyone with information is asked to call Tampa detectives at 813-231-6130, or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477).  You also can report anonymously at http://www.crimestopperstb.com

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