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FHP: Maserati driver located after striking bicyclist in southwest Miami-Dade

The driver of a Maserati was located Tuesday morning after fatally striking a bicyclist in southwest Miami-Dade and then fleeing the scene, authorities said.
The driver of a Maserati was located Tuesday morning after fatally striking a bicyclist in southwest Miami-Dade and then fleeing the scene, authorities said.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The driver of a Maserati was located Tuesday morning after fatally striking a bicyclist in southwest Miami-Dade and then fleeing the scene, authorities said.

The hit-and-run crash was reported in the area of Southwest 200th Street and Southwest 172nd Avenue.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alex Camacho, the bicyclist was heading east on 200th Street when he was struck by the Maserati, which was also traveling east.

The bicyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Camacho said the driver took off, but was located shortly after about a half-mile from the scene of the crash.

Sky 10 captured the man behind the wheel being escorted into an FHP cruiser. His identity has not yet been released.

Troopers blocked off 200th Street near Krome Avenue as investigators stayed working the scene for several hours.

The victim’s identity is not yet known.


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Annaliese Garcia joined Local 10 News in January 2020. Born and raised in Miami, she graduated from the University of Miami, where she studied broadcast journalism. She began her career at Univision. Before arriving at Local 10, she was with NBC2 (WBBH-TV) covering Southwest Florida. She's glad to be back in Miami!