News: FHP searching for driver who struck, killed 68-year-old woman


TRENTON, FL – Authorities are trying to track down the driver who struck and killed a a pedestrian in Trenton on Sunday night.

A report by WCJB states that the incident took place on Southeast 53rd Court at 8:45 p.m.  According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 68-year-old woman was walking on the roadway when she was struck by a northbound pickup truck.  The victim, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the pickup fled the scene going north on Southeast 53rd Court.  The truck was abandoned and found nearby, and a search for the driver is ongoing.

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