UPDATE: 33 year old Paul Mccolm has been identified as the man killed early Sunday morning in a hit-and-run crash East Manatee.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the incident occurred around 5:40 a.m. near the intersection of State Road 64 and Dam Road, which is just next to Lake Manatee State Park.

Mccolm was the driver of what became a disabled vehicle, which was stopped on the right shoulder of SR-64 in that driveway, the FHP reported.

Mccolm exited the disabled vehicle and entered the road’s east travel lane, troopers said. As a result, the front of the vehicle stuck him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the vehicle fled the crash scene in an unknown direction, troopers say.

If anyone has any information regarding the vehicle or driver, please contact the Florida Highway Patrol at 239-938-1800.


MANATEE COUNTY – A fatality occurred this morning in Bradenton.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol it happened just after 6 A.M. this morning at the intersection of State Road 64 and Dam Rd.

At this time no information has been released on the fatality stick with SNN as we continue to follow this story.


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