Five pedestrians were walking across Gulf Blvd when they were struck by a vehicle in St. Pete Beach. The motorist did not stay on the scene. This hit and run happened shortly before 9:00pm on Thursday night on the 4400 block of Gulf Blvd.
According to deputies, the vehicle that hit them was a red Nissan Juke. It came from the parking lot and headed north before getting into the crash then fled.
Sadly, one of the pedestrians was pronounced dead at the hospital. The rest of the family suffered minor injuries.
Deputies are looking for a newer model of the red Nissan Juke with alloy rims.
If you have any information regarding this accident, get in touch with sheriffs Cpl. Jon Dobson at 727-580-4505 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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