BROOKSVILLE, FL – A woman died after being struck in Brooksville by a driver who left the scene, the Florida Highway Patrol said.
According to a report by WTSP, the 47-year-old victim was hit by a vehicle in the area of Citrus Way and Glory Lane on Monday, and suffered fatal injuries.
Investigators said debris from the crash scene helped them identify the vehicle involved as a 2002 Dodge Ram pickup truck.
The FHP said the driver of the pickup, a 66-year-old man, later contacted authorities and said he thought he had struck a deer. Charges for the man are being considered as the investigation into the crash continues.
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