PLANT CITY, Fla. — A vigil will be held Friday night for the victim in a Plant City hit-and-run crash as a search for the driver continues.
- Hit and run crash in Plant City
- Miquel A. Hernandez Jr., 21, was killed
- SUV recovered; Driver still sought
According to police, Miquel A. Hernandez Jr., 21, was killed when he and two other men were struck by a vehicle while walking on State Road 574 late Sunday night.
Hernandez and two other men from Dover, ages 21 and 20, were walking eastbound on SR 574 after having left Fuego Bar & Grille.
Hernandez died at the scene.
Plant City police recovered a white 2007 Cadillac Escalade but have not said who was driving the vehicle. Police have not said who the Escalade belongs to or whether it was stolen prior to the accident.
Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Plant City police at (813) 757-9200.
Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the unknown suspect involved in this case.
Anyone with any information regarding the identity of the suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com, or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.