Pedestrian struck and killed by hit & run driver

Posted at 9:08 AM, Feb 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-11 09:09:08-05

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office is trying to find a driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in suburban West Palm Beach Wednesday night.

42-year-old Tanya Martin of West Palm Beach was crossing in the 800 block of Military Trail around 7:30 when investigators suspect she fell in the northbound travel lane.

They say a vehicle, possibly a tractor-trailer, struck her and continued driving away from the scene.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information to call Investigator Robert Stephan at 561.681.4539 or Palm Beach County Crime Stoppers at 800.458.TIPS.