Detectives search for driver involved in fatal Lighthouse Point hit-and-run

Claude Michaud, 62, pronounced dead at scene Sunday


LIGHTHOUSE POINT, Fla. – Homicide detectives from the Broward Sheriff's Office are searching for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash over the weekend in Lighthouse Point.

Detectives said Claude Michaud, 62, was crossing North Federal Highway near the 4800 block at 10:15 p.m. Sunday when he was hit by a pickup truck.

Detectives said the driver of the truck fled the scene, heading south to Northeast 48th Street.

Lighthouse Point Fire Rescue pronounced Michaud dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the identity of the driver is asked to call Detective Michael Kelliher at 954-321-4840 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. A reward of up to $3,000 is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction.

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