FHP searching for driver who abandoned car after fatal hit-and-run in Orlando

(Courtesy: FHP)

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver who was involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian.

Troopers say a silver 2017 Ford Fusion was traveling northbound on Hiawassee Road around 3:45 a.m. on Saturday. A 49-year-old man was walking in an 
unknown direction. FHP says the car hit the man and immediately fled the scene. 

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The man later died at Orlando Health. 

Troopers looking for the vehicle found it abandoned a few miles from the crash scene. This crash remains under investigation