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PINELLAS COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Alexa Elisabella Nix, of Clearwater, Florida, has been identified as the suspect arrested in a hit-and-run vehicle crash that killed a motorcyclist on Saturday night in Pinellas County.
Nix, 24, was taken into custody following a fatal hit-and-run vehicle-versus-motorcycle collision near Largo Saturday night.
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According to reports, Nix was operating a Jeep Cherokee on South Missouri Avenue near Bayview Drive in Largo, when the vehicle came into contact with a motorcycle around 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Nix then fled the scene.
The operator of the Can-Am motorcycle, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.
Nix was later located and arrested.
Nix remains jailed as of Sunday morning on a $40,500 bail.
The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.
Geo quick facts: Pinellas County is a county located on the west central coast of the state of Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population was 916,542. The county is part of the Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. Clearwater is the county seat, and St. Petersburg is the largest city – Wikipedia.
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