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Man found dead along Lake County road identified

Leesburg police identifiy victim as Robert Glennon

LEESBURG, Fla. – A man's body was found Sunday morning on the side of a Lake County road, police said.

A driver made the discovery on the shoulder of South U.S. Highway 27 near Howard Road in Leesburg, according to police.

Leesburg police identified the victim as Robert Glennon, 37, of Leesburg.

Police said Glennon was walking on the northbound side of the road when he was struck and killed by an unknown vehicle, which left the scene.

Glennon was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

The vehicle likely has damage to its right front, passenger side and outside mirror.

Anyone with information about the fatal crash is asked to call police.