FHP: Pickup driver hits man, backs up, hits him again

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The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a pickup truck driver they say hit a man who was crossing the street and then backed up and hit him again.

In a news release, Sgt. Steve Gaskins named 32-year-old Darryl Watkins as a person of interest in the incident that happened Thursday night in Seffner, near Tampa.

Officials say 46-year-old Herbert Wilson McCollough is being treated for serious injuries at a Tampa hospital.

Troopers say McCullough was walking across a six-lane divided highway when he was hit by the truck. The truck driver stopped, reversed and hit the man a second time before taking off.

Authorities say the truck is a red 1990s model Dodge 1500 with a large black stripe.