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22-year-old motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run, FHP says

FHP: No information on driver who fled scene

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a hit-and-run that left a motorcyclist dead Friday night, troopers said.

Cody Dunavin, 22, of Altamonte Springs, was riding his motorcycle eastbound on State Road 436 around 10:45 p.m. when he lost control and struck a curb, the Highway Patrol said. Dunavin was ejected into the westbound lanes.

The driver of another vehicle ran over Dunavin as he was lying in the road, and then fled the scene, troopers said.

Dunavin was pronounced dead at the scene, the FHP said.

Troopers said they don't have a description for the driver of the second vehicle at this time. Anyone with information about the driver is asked to call Crimeline or the FHP at 407-737-2213.

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