Teen killed in hit-and-run

Authorities searching for a small pick-up they say hit the teen

Author: Elizabeth Roman, Assignment Editor, eroman@wkmg.com
Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:36:49 PM EST   Updated On: Nov 17 2013 10:35:54 PM EST
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

Authorities are searching for a small pick-up truck they say struck and killed a 15-year-old pedestrian in north Florida and then sped away.

St. John's County Sheriff's officials said Haley Smith, of St. Augustine, was walking with two friends Saturday night when she was struck. She died at the hospital during surgery. Authorities said the vehicle did not stop.

Authorities are asking anyone with information on this vehicle or driver to call the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office at 824-8304 or Crimestoppers at 1(888) 277-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.