Pedestrian killed in hit and run crash

A man is dead following a hit and run crash early Sunday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, 27-year-old Jose Aguilar, of Okeechobee, was hit and killed by a car while trying to cross State Road 70 heading south shortly after 2:30 a.m.

The car that hit Aguilar fled the scene, FHP says. Based on surveillance video and evidence at the scene, the suspect vehicle is a dark-colored 2008 to 2012 Chevrolet malibu. The car will have damage to its front left area, including to the rear-view mirror, headlight and grille.

FHP says Aguilar was taken to Raulerson Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact FHP Fort Pierce Station.