Investigators are currently looking for the operator of a boat that was involved in a hit and run of a Fort Pierce woman snorkeling near Tampa last Friday.
The accident took place in Homosassa Bay where 27-year-old Samantha Saunier was snorkeling. She was swimming back towards her boat when a passing boat hit her. Instead of stopping to help, the operator fled the seen leaving Saunier’s father to flag down another boat to help bring his injured daughter to shore.
Saunier was rushed to Bayonett Point Medical Center where she was treated from a spiral cut from her lower back to her knee and a fractured pelvic bone.
Call the Wildlife Alert hotline at 888-404-3922 if you have any information to help authorities in the hit-and-run investigation.