NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — A deadly hit-and-run crash earlier Saturday morning shut down part of Little Road in New Port Richey overnight.
The crash happened just after 1 a.m. at Little Road and Heritage Lakes Boulevard.
Florida Highway Patrol says a vehicle, believed to be a 2001 to 2004 Toyota Tacoma in silver, white or light grey color, hit a person trying to cross Little Road near the Heritage Lakes Boulevard intersection, then continued going north on Little Road.
FHP had the northbound lanes of Little Road shut down for hours from St. Lawrence Drive to Heritage Lakes Boulevard while they investigated.
The road reopened around 6:45 a.m.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call FHP at 813-558-1800.