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DANIA BEACH LOCAL KILLED IN HIT-AND-RUN

BSO Case Number: 1306-05-000325
PIO Number: 13-6-4
Date: June 5, 2013
Time: 4:26 a.m.
Place of Occurrence: 1200 S. Federal Hwy., Dania Beach
Jurisdiction: Dania Beach

Victim(s):

  • Bernard Williams, 62, male, 7/18/50, 248 SW 13 St., Dania Beach (DECEASED)

Suspect(s):

  • Unknown

Description of Incident:

A 62-year-old man, well known in the city of Dania Beach, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Wednesday morning.

Bernard Williams was found around 4:20 a.m., lying on the southbound lanes of Federal Highway, in front of the Cyber Pizza Café by passing motorists, who stopped to dial 911. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue arrived on scene and pronounced Williams dead.

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives confirmed Williams’ injuries are consistent with the impact of a vehicle and believe the suspect vehicle will have damage to the front end or hood. They are currently canvassing businesses in the area in search for clues that could help with the investigation.

The suspect was headed southbound and continued in that direction as he fled from the scene. Anyone who was in the area, saw a vehicle speeding from the scene or has any information regarding this hit-and-run is asked to contact BSO THI Detective Carlos DeJesus at 954-321-4843 or Broward Crime Stoppers, anonymously, at 954-493-TIPS (8477). A reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to an arrest.

INVESTIGATORS: Det. DeJesus, THI; Dania Beach; BSFR
THIS REPORT BY: Keyla Concepción/PIO 6/5/13 1530

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