Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash In Auburndale


Auburndale,Fla.(970 WFLA)-  MThe PCSO Traffic Unit is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday, January 21,  and is seeking the public's help.

45-year-old Eduardo Sanchez of Bartow, was killed after being hit by a car this weekend in Auburndale on U.S. Highway 92 West.  The driver took off while Sanchez died at the scene.  Anyone who may have heard or seen something late Sunday night near International Market World is asked to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office. The vehicle would have been traveling westbound.

"We're hoping someone saw something in the area at the time this man was killed. No matter how insignificant you think something is, if you saw or heard something suspicious, please, please give us a call. Whomever killed this man needs to be identified and arrested." - Grady Judd, Sheriff

If anyone has information about this incident they are urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office at 863-298-6200.  Anyone who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS  Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

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