Pembroke Park, FL (January 3, 2020) - The victim of a deadly pedestrian crash in Pembroke Park has been identified. The crash took place on Tuesday, December 31st along Interstate 95.
The Florida Highway Patrol reports that 27-year-old Skyler Jones was crossing the highway around 6:30 a.m. when he was struck by a 2014 Honda CR-V that was traveling southbound. The driver of the CR-V, 65-year-old Frederick Beck, remained at the scene following the crash. After the initial impact, a second vehicle collided with Beck's SUV at the scene. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of his injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing at this time.
Our condolences go out to the family of Skyler Jones.
Fatal pedestrian accidents in Florida are reported about twice per day. Many pedestrian crashes take place at night and in the early morning hours when visibility is lower. Also, serious pedestrian accidents frequently happen on major roadways with higher speed limits where drivers are less likely to be alert for pedestrians that may be crossing the road. Police will continue to investigate this tragic crash to determine responsibility.
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