Pedestrian dies in hit-and-run crash

WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - A pedestrian is dead after a hit-and-run crash in Walton County Thursday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver of a dark-colored Jeep Wrangler was on State Road 331, near Indian Creek Ranch Road when they hit Paul Newcombe, 57.

Officials say the jeep continued to drive without stopping. Witnesses say they saw Newcombe laying in the road before he was hit.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. If anyone has information about the crash or the suspect, they are asked to call (850) 484-5000.