Florida Highway Patrol looks to identify driver in deadly hit-and-run crash

HUDSON, FLA. - Pasco County authorities are looking for information to identify the hit and run driver who killed a Hudson teenager on Friday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol says it was a gray Ford F-150 that struck and killed 19-year-old Tyler Michael Sheeks, who was walking westbound on Bolton Avenue, shortly before 9 p.m. 

The driver of the truck failed to stop to render aid and continued traveling west. Witnesses say the truck appeared to have some front-end damage. 

Sheeks, who recently became a father, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-631-4020.

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