LARGO — Police have identified the pedestrian in a fatal hit-and-run Wednesday morning.
According to Largo police, 75-year-old John William English Jr. was struck and killed by a car about 6 a.m. at Wertz Drive.
The crash shut down the eastbound lanes of E Bay Drive at Highland Ave. during the investigation, but the road has since been reopened.
Detectives don’t have descriptions of the driver or car involved, police said. Investigators ask that anyone with information call the Largo Police Department’s Traffic Homicide Unit at (727) 587-6730.