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Police: Driver flees after fatally striking woman with vehicle in Plantation

Sky 10 over scene of fatal crash in Plantation.
Sky 10 over scene of fatal crash in Plantation. (WPLG)

PLANTATION, Fla. – Plantation police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred Monday morning.

The incident occurred sometime before 6 a.m. in the westbound lanes of Sunrise Boulevard near Florida’s Turnpike.

Officer Chavez Grant, who is a spokesperson for the police department, said the pedestrian, who was a woman, was pronounced dead at the scene.

He said the driver failed to remain at the scene.

No other details were immediately released.

Anyone with information about the driver involved in the crash is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477.

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