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Deadly hit and run investigation in Okeechobee County

Posted at 11:07 AM, Jan 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-14 11:08:23-05

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. — The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly hit and run crash in Okeechobee County.

FHP said it happened Sunday night around 7:30 p.m.

Troopers said 38-year-old Anthony Michael Pipitone was laying on the west shoulder of U.S. Highway 441.

A vehicle traveling southbound on 441, just south of SE 99th Trail, ran over Pipitone then kept going.

FHP is now looking for any information about who the driver is.