Published: Oct 04, 2010 3:25 PM EDT
Updated: Oct 04, 2010 12:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Authorities are looking for a red car that struck and killed a pedestrian in southwest Florida.

Florida Highway Patrol officials said the red vehicle hit the pedestrian early Saturday morning and fled the scene. Authorities did not know the make or model of the car, but said it will have front end damage.

The victim has not been identified.