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Pedestrian fatally struck by vehicle making illegal U-turn

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Posted at 9:46 AM, Feb 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-04 17:09:26-05

JUPITER, Fla. — A pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle that made an illegal U-turn late Friday in a hit-and-run, the Jupiter police department said Saturday morning,

At approximately 10 p.m., officers initiated a traffic stop at which time, the vehicle made an illegal U-turn and fatally struck a pedestrian at Center Street and Loxahatchee Drive.

Two suspects then fled the vehicle, Jupiter police said.

Officers were able to apprehend one suspect and are searching for a second person described as a younger white male.

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Jupiter Police Department at 561-746-6201.