Detectives Searching For Witnesses in Hit and Run Pedestrian Fatality


When: 04/03/2011, 8:45 p.m.

Where: West Hillsborough Avenue and Air Cargo Road

Victim: Max Gregory Pruette, W/M, 11/20/72, Address: At large

Details: The victim was crossing West Hillsborough Avenue, east of Air Cargo Road when he was hit by a vehicle. The vehicle did not stop. The victim fell into the middle of the road and was hit by another vehicle (2010 Volkswagen). The driver of the Volkswagen was visiting from Canada and remained on the scene. Parts from the vehicle that fled from the scene were left behind. Detectives are working on using those parts to determine a make and model of the vehicle. There were many witnesses to this accident who did not remain on the scene after the accident. Detectives are asking those witnesses to contact the Tampa Police Department at 813-231-6130.
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