LABELLE, FL. -- A 2010 Cadillac Escalade SUV was traveling west on State Road 80 (West Hickpoochee Avenue) at Hendry Street in the inside lane at 8:08 P.M. Saturday as Nicole Lynn Black, 25 of LaBelle was standing on the State Road 80 continuous left turn lane waiting to cross State Road 80.
She crossed State Road 80 traveling north and entered into the path of the SUV. The unknown driver swerved to the left and the front right corner of the vehicle collided with Black.
The driver continued west in and fled the scene. Black came to final rest blocking the State Road 80 westbound outside lane. A suspect vehicle was later located and subsequently impounded for further investigation.
The crash remains under investigation. If you have information regarding this incident please contact CRIMESTOPPERS at 1800-780-TIPS or contact Corporal Sutherland at 239-344-1730.