FHP investigating deadly Hendry County hit-and-run

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LABELLE, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car on Hull Street just south of Cowboy Way on Saturday before 4 a.m., the Florida Highway Patrol said.

The driver of a 1998 to 2003 Ford F150 Harley Davidson Edition truck was traveling southbound when the front left part of the car hit Aristides Perez, 22, of LaBelle, according to FHP. The driver did not stay at the scene, troopers said.

Perez was left to die in the middle of the southbound lanes on Hull Streets, FHP said.

FHP continues to investigate the crash.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.

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