HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A man has been struck and killed by a vehicle that fled the scene while he was riding his scooter in Homestead.
According to Miami-Dade Police, early Sunday morning at approximately 3:42 a.m., a pedestrian on a scooter was struck by a vehicle and killed along Krome Avenue and Southwest 14th Street in Homestead.
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene and determined the scooter driver deceased. The victim is a 36-year-old white male.
Police believe the suspect behind the wheel that fled the scene was driving a dark-colored pickup truck. The suspect was driving northbound on Krome Avenue.
The pickup truck has after-market wheels and a full-size ladder rack extending over the crew cab roof.
Investigators say the subject’s vehicle may have damage to the front right quarter panel and to the right-side of the pickup truck.
The Miami-Dade Police Department Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.