Woman hit by trailer, killed while participating in Miami Broward One Carnival

Police: Jacqueline Annette Martin, 54, dropped cellphone, got struck by trailer while trying to retrieve it

Miami Broward Carnival Parade 2012
Miami Broward Carnival Parade 2012 (Courtesy: www.miamibrowardcarnival.com)

MIAMI – A 54-year-old woman was killed Sunday afternoon while participating in the Miami Broward One Carnival.

According to Miami-Dade police, Jacqueline Annette Martin was dancing alongside a truck with a trailer attached to it along Southwest 24th Street near 107th Avenue. The truck stopped and Martin dropped her cellphone.

Police said the phone rolled under the trailer and Martin got between the truck and the trailer to get her phone. The truck then began moving forward, causing Martin to get struck by the trailer.

Martin was taken to Kendall Regional Trauma Center where she was pronounced dead.

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