FHP needs your help in hit and run

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The Florida Highway Patrol responded to a fatal hit-and run-crash on County Road 337 and S.E. 40th Street in Levy County on Aug. 24 Information obtained during this investigation revealed the crash occurred on Aug. 23 at approximately 11 p.m.

James T. Lowman, 69, of Morriston was walking near the center of the roadway as a vehicle was traveling southbound on County Road 337. The vehicle struck Lowman propelling him onto the east shoulder of the roadway where he died due to his injuries. The vehicle then left the scene.

The hit-and-run vehicle is possibly a 2010 to 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, (2500 or 3500) pickup truck white in color. There will be damage to the left headlight and fog light. Investigators stated the left side mirror is missing and there is additional damage to the left side of the hood and fender area.

The Florida Highway Patrol is urging anyone with information regarding this fatal crash to please contact Corporal Shaun Lattinville at (352) 732-1260 (Ext. 236), Jacksonville Communications Center at (1-800) 395-8248 (Troop Watch Supervisor) or *FHP (#347).