FHP: ATV may be vehicle in Oct. 13 fatal hit-and-run

Last Updated: Monday, October 23, 2017

The Florida Highway Patrol has narrowed its search for the vehicle in question in a fatal Citrus County hit-and-run. 

  • FHP: ATV may be vehicle in Oct. 13 fatal hit-and-run
  • Dina Towers, 24, killed on West Southern Street near South Fairlance Terrace
  • ATV spotted without headlights multiple times in area

The deadly crash happened on Oct. 13 on West Southern Street near South Fairlance Terrace in Lecanto.

Troopers said Dina Towers, 24, was walking along the road when she was struck by a vehicle, which may have been a dark green ATV. 

The vehicle was traveling westbound at the time of the crash.

Towers was taken to an Ocala-area hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. 

Troopers said the ATV has a rack mounted on the back and has been spotted traveling multiple times in the area without any lights on. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Florida Highway Patrol at (813) 631-4020 or contact Crime Stoppers of Citrus County at at (888) 269-8477 or online at www.crimestopperscitrus.com.