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Port St. Lucie man killed in hit-and-run crash on the Florida Turnpike in Broward County

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Posted at 11:41 AM, Feb 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 07:16:37-05

A Port St. Lucie man has died in a hit-and-run crash on the Florida Turnpike, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The incident happened Saturday just after 3:30 p.m. near Atlantic Boulevard in Broward County, FHP said.

Investigators said 62-year-old Edwin Austin Thompson was crossing the road from east to west and traveled in the direct path of a vehicle.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the vehicle continued heading south without stopping. Troopers say they do not know the make or model of the vehicle.

Thompson later died at a hospital.