Search on for driver in deadly Sarasota County hit and run
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SARASOTA, Fla. - A hit and run driver killed a motorcyclist Saturday morning in Sarasota County.
The crash happened at about 10:14 a.m. at Bee Ridge Road and Murdock Avenue.
The Florida Highway Patrol says 71-year-old William Wren was stopped in traffic facing west on Bee Ridge Road at Lockwood Ridge Road when he started through the intersection. A car hit the rear of the motorcycle dragging it 250 feet.
Wren, of Sarasota, was killed
Once the car was free of the motorcycle the driver of a car described as a silver or grey Honda Accord as a model year 1990's to 2000's, fled the scene.
Anyone with information about the crash or witnessed it is urged to call the FHP at (239) 938-1000.