• Cold case hit-and-run: Who struck and killed man at Leesburg mall?

    By: Kevin Williams , Myrt Price


    LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Almost a year after a 27-year-old Ocala man was killed by a hit-and-run driver at the Lake Square Mall, police say they need your help finding the two people who caused the crash. 

    Michael Roberts died March 10, 2018, when a 2018 silver Chevrolet pickup truck struck an SUV and two pedestrians in the Leesburg Mall parking lot. 

    Police said hundreds of people were in the parking lot at the time because of a large event. 


    Leesburg police said two people inside the pickup truck, Tyrone Isaac and Tevin Roberts, got out and ran away.

    “The victim was pinned under the vehicle, in between the tree and the vehicle,” said Joe Iozzi from the Leesburg Police Department.

    Leesburg Police believe Tyrone Isaac and Tevin Roberts are responsible for a deadly hit and run in March 2018.
    Leesburg Police Department

    Roberts died hours later. Two others were injured, police said. 

    Original coverage: Man dies after being struck by hit-and-run driver outside Leesburg mall

    Leesburg police said Monday they believe the suspects are from the Sanford area.

    Investigators believe the suspects may have left the state. 

    Anyone with information is asked to call Leesburg police at 352-787-2121.

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