Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Alton Road in Miami Beach

Woman was leaving doctor's office when she was struck by van, police say

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – A pedestrian was struck by a white van Friday morning in Miami Beach, authorities said.

The crash was reported about 10 a.m. in the 700 block of Alton Road.

Miami Beach police said an elderly woman had just left a doctor's appointment and was walking on the sidewalk when she was struck by a van that was pulling out of a gated parking lot. 

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Miami Beach police blocked off the area to traffic as they worked to investigate the circumstances surrounding the crash and to clear the scene. 

Police said the driver remained at the scene.

The driver's and victim's identities have not been released. 


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