PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) — Florida authorities are searching for a motorcyclist who struck a 7-year-old boy who later died at a hospital.
The Florida Highway Patrol said in a news release on Sunday that the boy was crossing a road in a residential neighborhood of Port Richey, Florida when he was hit by the motorcycle.
Following the late Saturday crash, the motorcyclist fled the scene. Witnesses told officials the suspect was a white man on an orange and black motorcycle.
The agency said that evidence collected at the scene of the crash indicates the suspect was on a Kawasaki Ninja 400 motorcycle of a recent year.
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