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Bicyclist killed in hit-and-run crash in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood

Miami police have arrested a driver accused of leaving the scene after fatally striking a bicyclist with their vehicle Friday morning.
Miami police have arrested a driver accused of leaving the scene after fatally striking a bicyclist with their vehicle Friday morning.

MIAMI – Miami police have arrested a driver accused of leaving the scene after fatally striking a bicyclist with their vehicle Friday morning.

The incident was reported around 2:50 a.m. in the area of Northwest First Avenue and 20th Street in the city’s Wynwood neighborhood.

Officer Kiara Delva, a spokeswoman for the Miami Police Department, said the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

She said the driver fled the scene before officers arrived, but a car matching the description of the one that fled the scene was later discovered in the area of Northwest Sixth Avenue and 45th Street.

The driver has since been taken into custody.

No other details were immediately released.

Anyone with further information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.


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