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Fatal hit and run in Tice

By FOX 4 Staff. CREATED Aug 18, 2013 - UPDATED: Aug 18, 2013

TICE, Fla. - Lee County deputies are looking for a suspect in a late night hit and run that left one man dead.  

The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Antonio Villanueva of North Fort Myers.

The crash happened just before midnight Saturday at Palm Beach Boulevard and Baltimore Avenue in Tice. 

Deputies responded to a call about a man wearing dark clothing stumbling on Palm Beach Boulevard. When they arrived they found a man lying on the roadway at Palm Beach and Baltimore.

Investigators determined the victim had been struck by an unknown make or model metallic blue vehicle which then fled the scene.  The name of the victim has not been released.

Deputies are asking that anyone who may have witnessed or knows anything about this fatal hit and run call the Lee County Sheriff's Office at (239) 477-1000 or to remain anonymous call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477).