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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