Woman fatally struck by semi-truck near River Landing in Miami

The driver of a semi-truck remained at the scene of a crash that left a woman dead Tuesday morning, Miami police confirmed.

MIAMI – A woman who was riding her bicycle Tuesday morning was fatally struck by a semi-truck in the city of Miami, authorities confirmed.

The incident occurred in the area of Northwest 14th Avenue and North River Drive, right in front of the new River Landing mixed-use development.

Sky 10 was above the scene shortly before 8:30 a.m. It appeared that the driver of the semi-truck, which had “Ceva Logistics” written on the side, was pulling out of or in a loading dock when the incident occurred.

According to Miami police, the victim was a woman between the ages of 30 and 40.

City of Miami Fire Rescue crews and traffic homicide detectives responded to the area, and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic along Northwest North River Drive was temporarily blocked as officers investigated.

Police said the driver remained at the scene.

No other details were immediately released.


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