Miami, FL (December 4, 2019) - A woman was killed after being hit by a car in Miami on Wednesday, December 4th. The crash happened around 11:53 a.m. in the 6000 block of Bird Road.
According to the Miami-Dade police, an elderly woman was struck by a vehicle as she was walking in the roadway. The woman, who has not been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. There is no word at this time on her identity. Police have not released any details on the cause of the crash. The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene and cooperated with police.
There is no further information at this time.
Florida experiences about two pedestrian accidents each day. Many fatal accidents involving pedestrians take place as a result of the negligence of drivers. Some examples of negligent driving include failing to yield for pedestrians at crosswalks and intersections. Drivers are often distracted, which can lead to catastrophic results when pedestrians are involved. Police will continue to investigate this crash and will determine the cause.
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased victim.
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