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Woman struck, killed in Wynwood may have been run over by cement truck

Police investigate woman's death

A woman was found dead near Northwest First Court and Northwest 23rd Street in Miami's Wynwood arts district.
A woman was found dead near Northwest First Court and Northwest 23rd Street in Miami's Wynwood arts district.

MIAMI – A woman was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Wynwood, Miami police said.

The woman was found near Northwest First Court and Northwest 23rd Street about 4 a.m. The surrounding area was blocked off as police investigated.

Miami police said it's unclear whether the woman was already dead before she was hit or whether she was, in fact, killed by the vehicle. 

Local 10 News reporter Alex Finnie said police were focusing on the nearby Supermix Concrete site. 

Officer Michael Vega said police are investigating whether one of the cement trucks ran her over, "not knowing that they had ran her over."

The body was crushed near the entrance to the site.

People in the area said the woman is homeless and was in her 50s. She was well-known in the Wynwood area and was a regular at the Miami Rescue Mission, just a block from where she was found. 


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