Lauderhill, FL – One Killed in Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash
Lauderhill, FL (September 20, 2020) – Late this past Sunday, an elderly pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on a roadway in Lauderhill. The vehicle then took off without stopping to render aid to the critically injured pedestrian, believed to be in his 70s.
The incident took place on Northwest 31st Avenue in the 1800 block just a few minutes from West Boulevard, Lauderhill police stated.
A preliminary investigation carried out by police found that a dark-colored vehicle was headed south on Northwest 31st Avenue and passing 19th Street when for currently unknown reasons, they struck the 70-year-old pedestrian who was attempting to cross the roadway.
The contributing factors of the collision are currently under local authority investigation at this time.
No further information has been disclosed at this time.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
An investigation into the surrounding circumstances of the crash will be completed by local police.
Florida Pedestrian Crashes
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