Tampa Police seek driver in fatal hit and run crash
Omar James Jeter, a 22-year-old Tampa man, died at the scene according to a TPD incident report.
TAMPA (FOX 13) -
Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are seeking information in a fatal hit-and-run that occurred early Saturday on Hillsborough Ave.
Omar James Jeter, 22, was pronounced dead at the scene just after 3 a.m.
According to a TPD report the victim was walking north along Hillsborough near Lincoln Ave. when he was struck by a dark-colored compact vehicle. Investigators say Jeter was not walking in the crosswalk at the time.
Several other vehicles passed through but failed to stop to render assistance to the deceased.
Investigators believe the vehicle that hit Jeter has extensive front end and windshield damage.
If you have any information about this case, please contact the Tampa Police Department or if you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers.
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