Hillsborough County Agricultural Worker Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver on Christmas Day
An agricultural worker from Mexico was killed on Christmas Day in Dover, Florida, in unincorporated Hillsborough County.
At about six o’clock on Christmas, the 20-year-old strawberry picker, in the US legally, was riding a bicycle when he was killed by a hit-and-run driver, WTSP News reported. Investigators say the car stopped momentarily and then kept going, leaving the scene of the accident, a felony in Florida.
The young man frequently rode his bicycle to a market near the fields where he worked to purchase phone cards to call his family in rural Mexico.
Investigators are looking for a green sedan with windshield damage.
Florida wrongful death attorney discusses the Florida wrongful death law and what steps a family needs to take to recover damages when a family member is killed as a result of another’s negligence in the state of Florida HERE.
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