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Authorities search for suspect after fatal hit and run in Jackson County

A 20-year-old woman sustained “significant” but not life-threatening injuries after being...
Florida Highway Patrol officials say an unknown vehicle was traveling north on U.S. Highway 231 at around 9:50 p.m. when it collided with a pedestrian walking in the inside median.(AP File Photo)
Published: Apr. 7, 2021 at 5:13 AM CDT
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JACKSON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Authorities are continuing to search for a suspect following a fatal hit and run incident Tuesday evening in Jackson County.

Florida Highway Patrol officials say an unknown vehicle was traveling north on U.S. Highway 231 at around 9:50 p.m. when it collided with a pedestrian walking in the inside median. The pedestrian, a 50-year-old Marianna man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say the vehicle then left the scene, only leaving a small trail of debris. They ask that anyone with information contact the Florida Highway Patrol or report their tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers.

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