Pedestrian attempting to cross street fatally struck, Hialeah police say

Incident occurred Saturday morning near East 8th Avenue, East 9th Street

HIALEAH, Fla. - A pedestrian is dead after being struck Saturday morning, according to the Hialeah Police Department.

Authorities responded to a traffic crash at East Eighth Avenue and East Ninth Street at about 5:25 a.m.

Police said the pedestrian was struck while attempting to cross the street.

The pedestrian, identified by police as Cynthia Abad, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

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