POLK COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Highway Patrol is asking the public for information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash Saturday evening in Winter Haven.
The crash occurred at 6:50 p.m. on North Lake Howard Drive, east of 15th Street NW, troopers said.
According to a crash report, a 59-year-old Winter Haven woman was crossing the roadway on foot when a vehicle traveling eastbound struck her, leaving the woman with fatal injuries and abandoning the scene.
Troopers described the vehicle as a possibly silver Dodge Caliber bearing Virginia plates.
Anyone with knowledge of the crash was urged to dial *FHP, or **TIPS for Crime Stoppers.
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