MANATEE -- Florida Highway Patrol troopers are looking for an unknown driver who struck a boat in a crash Monday night and fled the scene.
The white Chevy Astro was driving southbound on U.S. 41 towards a Shell gas station located at 3006 1st St. at 9:08 p.m. while a Dodge Ram 2500 towing a boat was headed northbound on U.S. 41, according to a release.
The 49-year-old driver of the Ram 2500 attempted a left turn into the Shell gas station, entering the Astro's path, and the Astro's right front struck the left rear of the boat, troopers said.
After the impact, the driver of the Astro fled southbound on U.S. 41, according to the release.
Troopers said all leads in the case were exhausted, and anyone with information is asked to call FHP at 239-938-1800.