Person killed after hit-and-run accident

MANATEE COUNTY-- One person is dead after a fatal hit and run traffic crash on State Road 64 in Manatee County, just west of the Hardee County Line.

FHP says the crash involved a pedestrian and the vehicle left the scene. The vehicle is suspected to be a 2009 or newer Ford Super Duty pickup truck. 

Both lanes of State Road 64 are back open after being closed for several hours while deputies investigated.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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