Vehicle involved in fatal Florida hit-and-run found in Alabama

LILLIAN, Ala. (WKRG) – The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office helped the Florida Highway Patrol identify a white 2005 Toyota Highlander they believe was involved in Wednesday’s fatal hit-and-run in Escambia County. BCSO found the SUV in Lillian, Ala.

FHP said an SUV struck a tandem bicycle just after 7 p.m. on Sorrento Road near Blue Angel Parkway.

A cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene and another was taken to Baptist Hospital.

FHP said they were looking for a Toyota Highlander with damaged grille and windshield.

Investigators believe the vehicle recovered and put into evidence at Lillian is this SUV.

FHP also said it has a “suspicious driver” in the case, but “continues to conduct our thorough investigation to ensure the correct person is held responsible for the fatal crash.”

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