MOUNT DORA, Fla. — Troopers have identified the possible pickup truck and driver behind a Mount Dora hit-and-run that > killed a 21-year-old man last Friday
killed a 21-year-old man last Friday.
2015 Dodge Ram ID'd as suspect vehicle in deadly hit-and-run
Owner of vehicle has retained lawyer, says Lt. Kim Montes
Hit-and-run killed Demossi Jarrod Weaver, 21
Florida Highway Patrol tweeted Sunday that troopers towed a suspect vehicle, a 2015 Dodge Ram pickup, in connection to the crash on Old Highway 441that killed Demossi Jarrod Weaver.
Officials said it had damage “consistent with hitting a pedestrian.”
On Monday, FHP’s Lt. Kim Montes said troopers contacted the registered owner of the Dodge Ram, and the owner has reportedly retained a lawyer.
Authorities say Weaver was walking or standing off Old Highway 441 near Harris Road around 5:19 a.m. when the driver allegedly hit him and kept driving.
Weaver's body was found later by someone who happened to have been walking in the area.
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