Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run

- The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident in Hudson late Saturday.

Troopers say a pedestrian, Christopher Ryan of New Port Richey, was hit by a vehicle and died at State Road 52 and Bruin Road in Hudson.

Troopers say the driver of the vehicle, Austin Patrick Payne, left the scene and drove to his home in New Port Richey. Payne, and his vehicle, were located by troopers shortly after the accident. 

The investigation continues. 

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