Pedestrian hit, killed on I-95

Joseph Smalzer, 43, killed after hit by car


BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. – A man who was standing on the side of Interstate 95 behind his car was struck early Saturday morning.

Joseph Kane Smalzer, 43, was pulled over on the side of the interstate near Copans Road with a flat tire at approximately 6 a.m.

Police said Andressa Silva, 38, veered off the road, striking Smalzer and hitting the back of his vehicle.

Smalzer was pronounced dead after he was transported to Broward Health North.

Silva and Smalzer's passenger in his vehicle, Dominic Bernardine, 40, sustained minor injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.