63-year-old man killed in hit and run in St. Petersburg

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 10, 2017, 8:58 AM EST

A 63-year-old man was hit and killed in St. Petersburg Monday night. 

  • 63-year-old man killed in hit and run in St. Petersburg
  • Man was crossing 4th Street when hit, police said
  • Suspect drove off, but then notified police

The accident occurred around 10 p.m. at 42nd Avenue North and 4th Street North. 

Police said a pedestrian was crossing 4th Street when a Toyota Prius traveling northbound on 4th Street, struck the pedestrian, knocking him to the roadway. 

Police said Ussouf Ristemov, 29, who was driving the Prius, left the scene but called police afterwards to notify them of his whereabouts. 

Police are asking anyone with information on this accident to call the St. Petersburg Police Department at 727-893-7780.