Man killed in Interstate 75 hit-and-run crash, troopers looking for driver

February 28, 2019


A hit-and-run crash on Interstate 75 South in Sarasota County left one person dead and troopers are looking for the driver of a pickup truck, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

The accident happened around 7:40 p.m. Wednesday south of Clarke Road near mile marker 202.

A Ford truck was driving south in the center lane of I-75 with a 2013 Honda CRV directly in front of it.

Parked on the right side of the interstate was a 2010 Toyota Rav4 with Jorge Quezada, 75, of Port Charlotte, standing outside the vehicle, on the passenger side.