FHP looking for hit and run driver


PENSACOLA, Fla. (WALA) – The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for the driver who struck and critically injured a 59 year-old man Friday, July 11 around 9:30 p.m.

Investigators say Roy Reasoonover was trying to cross Mobile Highway, south of Edison Drive, in Pensacola when a sport utility vehicle hit him.

Highway Patrol officials say Reasoonover was dragged twenty-one feet. The driver fled the scene of the accident leaving the critically injured pedestrian lying in the road.

Investigators say they are looking for a sport utility vehicle “of some type” that was last seen traveling east on Edison Drive.

Investigators say the vehicle should have front end damage “consistent with a pedestrian collision.”

If you have information that can help the Florida Highway Patrol solve this crime, you are asked to contact Trooper Register at 850-484-5000 ext: 329 or to call the Escambia County Crimestoppers line at 850-433-STOP.

You can also go online at GulfCoastCrimeStoppers.org.


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