Deputies said it early Saturday at , a motorist called 9-1-1 and stated there was man laying in the grass along the eastside of S. Parsons Ave., approximately 1/4 mile south of old east Hillsborough Ave. in Seffner.
Deputies said they were able to determine the man appeared to be the victim of a hit and run traffic crash.
Sometime around midnight, deputies said the victim - who has been positively identified as 25-year-old Thomas Woods - was walking northbound on Parsons Avenue along the east side of the roadway when an unknown make and model vehicle traveling north on Parsons Avenue struck him and knocked him to the side of the road.
Detectives are asking for anyone who may have any information regarding this incident or anyone who may notice any unexplained vehicular damage that occurred overnight to contact HCSO at 813-247-8200.
HCSO said anyone who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call crime stoppers at 1-800-873-tips (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "cstb plus your tip" to c-r-i-m-e-s (274637).