From the Florida Highway Patrol
The Florida Highway Patrol arrested a suspect in a hit-and-run incident in Pasco County this morning.
According to the FHP report and news release, at approximately 2:23 am a white Chevrolet pickup truck driven by a 28-year-old Brooksville man was traveling northbound in the outside lane of US-19 approaching the intersection of Krag Drive in Hudson.
At the same time, a 33-year-old Hudson man was walking northbound in the travel lane and was struck by the pickup. The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital and later died from injuries suffered during the crash.
Following the collision, the pickup driver fled the scene of the crash only to be located by FHP Troopers on Sunshine Grove Road in Hernando County.
The driver, Henry Andes Gallo, was delivered to the Hernando County Jail charged with Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving a Death.
The FHP did not release the name of the deceased pedestrian.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated if more details are known.