Source: Investigators with the Pinellas Park Police Department are asking for the public's help in locating a hit and run driver who killed an unidentified man pushing a bicycle Saturday night. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. According to a Pinellas Park Police Department report the incident occurred just after 6 p.m. at the intersection of US Highway 19 and Mainlands Blvd. The southbound lanes of US 19 were closed for over three hours as detectives gathered information and collected evidence. The victim, who has not been identified pending notification of next of kin, was pushing a bike across the roadway when he was hit. Investigators are believed to be looking for a white Ford Explorer Sports Utility Vehicle from the early to mid-2000s. The vehicle sustained front-end damage in the crash investigators say. If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Pinellas Park Police Department.
Crash time: between 6 p.m. and 8:59 p.m.
Closest Intersection: Mainlands Blvd
Land use: Urban
Road type: Urban Arterial
Where on the road the collision happened: Intersection
Collision type: Cyclist side/Car front end hit
Vehicle type: Light Trucks (SUVs, pickups)
If truck: Unknown
At crash time driver was: Hit & Run
SourcesSource: News Report
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