Police Search for Suspect in Fatal Mount Dora Hit-and-Run


MOUNT DORA — Officials are searching for a suspect connected to a hit-and-run accident in Mount Dora early Friday morning that left one Mount Dora man dead according to Florida Highway Patrol reports.

According to the report, 21-year-old Demossi Weaver was standing or walking in the eastbound lane of Old US Highway 441 in Mount Dora just after 5 a.m. on Friday morning when he was struck by what investigators believe was a pickup truck.

Troopers are not sure what color the truck was nor do they have any other description at this time.


Demossi was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck is believed to have some damage to the front end or grill area due to the impact.

Troopers are asking anyone with information to contact the Florida Highway Patrol.