Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes moped operator in Fort Pierce

FORT PIERCE, FL – A moped operator was taken to HCA Lawnwood, where he later passed away after he was hit by the driver of a Honda Civic Wednesday. 

CBS 12 said this crash took place before 8 a.m. at the Avenue O and North 23rd Street intersection. The suspect was said to have driven a golden brown Honda, which was damaged. 

Fort Pierce Police said the hit-and-run suspect, whom they have not identified, turned himself in. They did not specify what charges he will face. 

In addition, the police department has not released the victim’s name. 

Updates will be provided as our newsroom uncovers more information. 

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Last Updated : June 27, 2024

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