Driver sought in fatal hit-and-run in Cocoa Beach

Joshua Earle struck, killed in crash

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COCOA BEACH, Fla. - Cocoa Beach police are searching for the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a 26-year-old man in a hit-and-run crash.

Joshua Michael Earle, of Bradenton, was found non-responsive around 3:15 a.m. Tuesday on the ground near the intersection of Samar and Trinidad roads in Cocoa Beach, police said.

Map: Samar and Trinidad in Cocoa Beach

Earlie was taken to Cape Canaveral Hospital and later was pronounced dead, police said.

Witnesses said they saw a light brown or gold Chevrolet four-door, possibly a Malibu or Impala, strike Earle and drive off.  No tag or driver information was obtained, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call Crimeline at 800-432-TIPS. 


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