86-year-old man dies after hit-and-run crash on US-41: FHP

The driver of an SUV fled the scene after hitting an 86-year-old Tampa man Saturday night, according to troopers.

The Florida Highway Patrol says the unknown driver was headed south on US-41 around 6:38 p.m. The 86-year-old man was walking his bicycle across the highway south of Honey Crisp Court, according to officials.

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Authorities say the man walked into the path of the SUV and was hit.

After hitting the 86-year-old, the SUV did not stop to offer help, according to FHP.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call *FHP (*347) or Crime Stoppers at **TIPS.