Deputies suspend search for suspect in early morning hit-and-run crash

Writer: Nicholas Karsen
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The Collier County Sheriff’s Office suspended the search for a driver who ran away from an early morning hit-and-run crash.

Deputies responded to the incident that occurred near mile marker 108 on Interstate 75, near Old Livingston, at approximately 12:30 a.m., on Tuesday.

CCSO believes that the driver ran away from the scene, possibly injured from the crash and poses no threat to the nearby community.

CCSO helicopters and K-9 units were deployed to search for the suspect.

As of 5:30 a.m., deputies had cleared the scene as they were unable to locate the driver.

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