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Man dies in hit-and-run crash in St. Lucie County

Posted at 11:32 AM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 18:52:35-04

A 54-year-old man died in a hit-and-run crash shortly after midnight Saturday in St. Lucie County.

The unidentified Hollywood, Florida man was walking southbound on the paved shoulder of Turnpike Feeder Road (State Road 713) just west of U.S. 1 at 12:28 a.m.

An unknown vehicle struck the victim and continued traveling southbound on State Road 713.

The victim was found by a passerby and was transported to Lawnwood Medical Center by St. Lucie County Fire Rescue.

The victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and was pronounced deceased.

If anyone has information about this crime, please contact Florida Highway Patrol by dialing *FHP.

According to FHP, the victim is a transient and has no emergency contact on file.

His last known address was Hollywood, Florida.

The case remains under investigation.