Person in wheelchair dies after being struck by Jeep in Miami Gardens

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian in a wheelchair in Miami Gardens.

The crash occurred just before 10:45 p.m. Tuesday in the area of Northwest 199th Street and 37th Avenue.

A Local 10 News crew was at the scene early Wednesday morning as a tarp covered the victim’s body on the roadway. A wheelchair could be seen nearby.

A Jeep Wrangler was also parked at the scene.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials confirmed that the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other details were immediately released.

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