Teenager Dead After Hit And Run In Brooksville

Brooksville, Fla. (970 WFLA)-A teenager is dead after a hit-and-run in Hernando County.

 The highway patrol says the driver of a Jeep Cherokee, 20 year old Jarod Waters of Hudson and the driver of a silver Volkswagon sedan were making erratic lane changes, when Waters lost control of his SUV near Glen Lakes Boulevard.  

The Jeep rotated  several times before overturning, ejecting  his passenger 17-year-old Kendall Tucker of Spring  Hill.  She suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Waters is at Bayonet Point Hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the silver Volkswagon, made a u-turn  and was last seen heading south on US-19.  

Anyone who has information about the Volkswagon is asked to to please contact the highway patrol, CALL 813-558-1800.


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