HOLIDAY, Fla. -- The search is on for a driver who hit and killed a woman in a Pasco County neighborhood.

Florida Highway Patrol deputies were sent to the crash around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Flora Avenue and Brightwell Drive. The intersection is closed while deputies investigate.

The 59-year-old woman was walking south across Flora Avenue into the path of a car, according to the FHP. She died from her injuries while being taken to an area hospital.

Authorities do not yet have a vehicle description.

Anyone with information is asked to call FHP at 813-558-1800 or *FHP.

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