Detectives investigating fatal hit-and-run that left 19-year-old dead on I-4 in Lakeland

Osbaldo Cuz-Xol, 19, was found dead in the median of westbound I-4 in Lakeland on November 2. Investigators believe he was hit and killed by a car that left the scene of the crash. 

Detectives are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that left a 19-year-old dead on I-4 in Lakeland, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office said. 

Osbaldo Cuz-Xol, 19, was last seen alive on October 30, according to Polk County deputies. His body was later found in the median of westbound I-4 on November 2, investigator said. 

Trafic homicide detectives believe the crash happened between 9:30 p.m. on October 30 and 10:42 p.m. on November 2, PCSO said. 

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No other information was immediately available from investigators. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact PCSO Detective Register by calling (863) 678-4115 or You can also reach out anonymously to Heart Crime Stoppers at 1-800-226-8477 or