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FATAL HIT-AND-RUN CRASH REWARD OF UP TO $5,000 IS BEING OFFERED FOR INFORMATION
THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST
- PIO Number:
- BSO Case Number:
- Sept. 9, 2022
- 6:30 a.m.
- Pompano Beach
- Place of Occurrence:
- 3300 block of West Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach
- Unidentified, adult female (DECEASED)
- Description of Incident:
The Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in Pompano Beach last Friday.
The hit-and-run occurred around 6:30 a.m. on Sept. 9, near the 3300 block of West Atlantic Boulevard. The preliminary investigation revealed a vehicle was traveling eastbound in the center thru lane when it struck an adult female pedestrian and fled. Detectives say the pedestrian attempted to cross West Atlantic Boulevard in an undesignated crosswalk area.
BSO deputies and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded, and paramedics transported the victim to Broward Health North with life-threatening injuries. The adult female, who has yet to be identified, was later pronounced deceased at 10:18 a.m.
According to investigators, vehicle parts located at the scene of the crash indicate the hit-and-run vehicle is a 2003 to 2007 dark-colored Honda Accord. The car should have damage to the driver side front bumper, headlight, fender and hood. The vehicle should also be missing the driver side mirror.
Anyone with information on this crash or the driver’s and vehicle’s whereabouts is asked to contact Traffic Homicide Detective Chandler Greetham at 954-321-4844 or submit a tip through the SaferWatch app. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477), online at browardcrimestoppers.org, or dial **TIPS (8477) from any cellphone in the United States. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a Crime Stoppers reward of up to $5,000.
Dets. C. Greetham, C. De Jesus & M. Wiley, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI
THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO