Teen Dies in Hit and Run Crash, Leaves Behind Newborn Daughter
HUDSON – A late night hit and run claimed the life of a teenager, after he was struck by a pickup truck in the area of Bolton Ave and Omaha Street.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 19-year-old Tyler Michael Sheeks was walking westbound in the westbound lane of Bolton Ave when he was struck by a gray Ford F150. Sheeks suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. The driver of the pickup truck fled the scene and has not been located.
A friend says Tyler was just walking to see his girlfriend and 2-month old daughter when he was struck and killed.
Officials are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 813-631-4020 or call Crime Stoppers.
UPDATE: The family has provided a link to their Gofundme page to help with Tyler Sheeks’ family. https://www.gofundme.com/help-for-the-family-of-tyler-sheeks
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