Florida Troopers Searching for Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Doug / 01-11-2012 / Auto Accidents

Florida Troopers Searching for Suspect in Fatal Hit-and-Run

Florida Highway Patrol is searching for the driver of a sports car that ran a red light, collided with another vehicle and fled the scene of the car accident, according to the Sun Sentinel. A passenger of the t-boned vehicle died, and three others were injured.

Thomas James Smith, 28, died at Health Central hospitals from his injuries. Smith was riding in a Toyota Camry. The driver, Lakeisha Oglesby, 23, suffered injuries. Witnesses saw the Camaro run the red light, according to police reports. Both vehicles spun around in the intersection before striking a concrete wall. Two other passengers in the Camry, Patrick Chambers, 25, and Gabrielle Swann, 18, suffered minor injuries. The driver of the Camaro fled the scene on foot. Police are searching for a man with black dreadlocks.

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