Teenage boy killed in hit-and-run crash in Pembroke Pines

Police asking for public's help to identify car, driver

By Tim Swift - Local10.com Digital Editor

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A 14-year-old boy riding a bicycle was killed after he was struck in a hit-and-run crash Monday in Pembroke Pines, authorities said.

Al Xiques, a spokesman for the Pembroke Pines Police Department, said a passerby found the boy lying on the ground and called 911 just before 8 p.m. near Sheridan Street and Northwest 196th Avenue.

Paramedics transported the boy to Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood, where he died of his injuries.

Police did not have any information about the car that struck the boy and asked for the public's help to identify the car and its driver.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact the Pembroke Pines Police Department at 954-431-2200 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. 

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