Pedestrian struck, killed by car in Miami Gardens

Police investigate fatal crash

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – A driver hit and killed a pedestrian Friday morning. The crash happened just outside the Stadium Diner at Northwest 199th Street and Northwest Second Avenue around 5 a.m.

“I saw the car coming really fast towards the diner,” said one witness, an employee at a 7-Eleven across the street from the diner.

The front-end damage of the older-model Honda was severe. The car had a cracked windshield and the hood was caved in.

Police said the driver stopped after the crash and remained at the scene. The driver was taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

The body of the person who was struck and killed was covered by a yellow tarp in the southbound lanes of Northwest Second Avenue.

Police are continuing the investigation into how the fatal crash occurred.

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