NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. — The search is on for a hit-and-run driver wanted in a deadly overnight crash in Pasco County.

It happened around 1 a.m. Saturday at Heritage Lake Boulevard and Little Road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers say Anthony Talotta, 26, was walking north on the east shoulder of Little Road and was hit as he crossed the street. He died at the scene of the crash, they said.

It's believed the driver, behind the wheel of a silver or light gray Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, took off.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Florida Highway Patrol at 813-558-1800.

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