Hillsborough County sheriff's deputies find truck used in deadly hit-and-run

Five of the people killed were on foot and one was on a bicycle.

Hillsborough County sheriff’s deputies found the Dodge pickup truck believed to have killed the victim in a hit-and-run.

Detectives have found the truck's owner and are conducting interviews. Authorities found the green Dodge 1500 pickup truck behind a Hillsborough County home.

The sheriff’s office seized the truck.

Related: Police investigating 6 hit-and-run fatalities in 4 days across Tampa Bay area

Sometime between Sunday afternoon and early Monday morning, a 20-year-old man was hit on Orient Road just north of Hanna Avenue. In this particular case, deputies believe the man was hit and then left to die by the side of the road.

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said sometime between 4 p.m. Sunday and 2:40 a.m. Monday, a car hit Mostafo Abdalla as he walked along this street. Someone driving by the scene discovered Abdalla's body.

Deputies found the Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck believed to have killed the victim in the Hillsborough County case. Detectives have found the truck's owner and are conducting interviews.

The Hillsborough County investigation is ongoing.

Interactive Map: Click or tap here to view a map of where each of the hit-and-runs happened

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