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Wife of Miami-Dade police lieutenant dies after struck by car

Lt. Jorge Interian was riding bike with wife when crash occurred, police say

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The wife of a Miami-Dade police lieutenant died over the weekend after she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle in southwest Miami-Dade County, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 8 a.m. Saturday in the area of Southwest 250th Street and 162th Avenue.

Police said Lt. Jorge Interian was also riding his bike and was injured in the crash.

The Interians were taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where the lieutenant's wife was pronounced dead.

Interian is a lieutenant in the department's public corruption bureau.

Authorities said the driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. It’s unclear whether the driver will be cited.

The husband and wife have two children together.


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