Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in northwest Miami-Dade


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car Wednesday morning in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities confirmed.

The crash was reported around 6:20 a.m. in the area of Northwest 87th Avenue and Seventh Street.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alex Camacho, the victim, identified only as a Hispanic man, was trying to cross Northwest 87th Avenue when he was struck by an oncoming Toyota.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene.

The southbound lanes of 87th Avenue are currently shut down in the area.

Traffic is being detoured at Northwest Eighth Street.

No other details were immediately released.

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