TARPON SPRINGS, FL – A search is underway for the driver who struck and killed a 17-year-old girl in Tarpon Springs last Tuesday morning, WTVT reports.
The accident happened along U.S. Highway 19 near Klosterman Road. Police said the teen was walking across the highway when she was hit by a northbound Toyota pickup truck.
The victim, a Pompano Beach resident, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver involved left the scene without stopping. Investigators said the vehicle was believed to be a a 2014-2017 Silver Toyota Tundra pick-up truck with front-end damage last seen traveling northbound on U.S. 19.