Man killed in hit-and-run in Southwest Miami-Dade

The crash was reported around 5 a.m. in the area of Southwest 127th Avenue and 152nd Street, killing a man.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Miami-Dade County police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian early Friday morning.

Detective Angel Rodriguez said the man’s body was found around 5 a.m. in the area of Southwest 127th Avenue and 152nd Street.

Sky 10 flew over the scene where the body was covered with a yellow tarp on the sidewalk. Detectives were also seen searching for clues.

Police say the driver did not stop to call for help after hitting the pedestrian. Investigators have not released information about potential suspects or the vehicle involved.

The intersection is near a gas station and several fast-food restaurants just outside a neighborhood.

Area residents say speeding drivers have long been an issue in this area.

“This is very tragic,” said Stephanie Hernandez, who lives in area. “This is very sad. Cars drive here without control, very fast, speeding.”

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