Witness: Pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver
NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Miami-Dade Police are investigating a traffic collision that claimed the life of a woman, Saturday morning.
Authorities said the incident took place on Northwest 79th Street and 12th Avenue in Northwest Miami-Dade.
According to a witness, the unidentified victim was crossing the street from a gas station when a speeding car clipped her and then took off. "I saw her try to cross the street, and I heard a 'boom,'" said Yrvens Soulouque. "After that, someone just come with me, tell me to call 911."
Soulouque said he knew the victim. "She never bothered nobody; she was a good woman," he said. "Whoever hit her, turn yourself in."
Witnesses said the motorist who allegedly struck the woman was driving a black car. Police continue to investigate.
If you have any information on this fatal hit and run, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.
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