Pedestrian dies in Hendry County hit-and-run crash

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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A 27-year-old man died on State Road 29 in Hendry County early Saturday. The vehicle that struck him fled, authorities said.

Troopers said it happened on State Road 29, approaching F Road, just before 4 a.m.

An unknown vehicle was traveling north on State Road 29 and a pedestrian was walking in the area of the east paved shoulder of State Road 29 when they “either fell or laid down,” troopers said.

The vehicle collided with the pedestrians and fled. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers of the Florida Highway Patrol.

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