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New Video: Plant City hit and run investigation

For Immediate Release : Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
Release Number: 20-082

Date

Sunday March 1, 2020 9:00 PM

Location

Rogers Road Plant City, FL
New Video: Plant City hit and run investigation

In a continued effort to find the driver responsible for a hit and run crash that killed a 5-year-old child, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is releasing new surveillance video in hopes of identifying a vehicle of interest in the case.
 
Surveillance cameras at a nearby business recorded a car traveling northbound on Rogers Road near the intersection of U.S. 92 in Plant City at approximately 9 p.m. on March 1. The color, make and model of the vehicle is unknown at this time, however, red metallic paint chips were found at the scene of the deadly crash.
 
Detectives have successfully ruled out two prior vehicles of interest, but they are still working to identify a third vehicle in the area at the time of the accident. Video of the vehicle can be viewed on the HCSO Sheriff YouTube account: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RxrkDp2ZWak&feature=youtu.be 
 
Anyone who recognizes the vehicle or has information related to this incident is urged to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200 or Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477) to be eligible for a cash reward.
 
"We want nothing more than to bring closure and justice to the family of the innocent child whose life was taken by a careless driver, but in order to do that, we need the help of our Plant City residents," said Sheriff Chad Chronister. "We're asking anyone who may have been in the area of Rogers Road in Plant City the night of the accident to reach out to detectives with any information you may have that could solve this case. No tip is too small or insignificant."

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