FATAL HIT AND RUN IN LAUDERDALE LAKES
- PIO Number: 17-8-17 BSO Case Number: 90-1708-005209
Date: August 13, 2017 Time: 1:03 a.m.
Jurisdiction: Oakland Park
Place of Occurrence: 3400 block of West Oakland Park Boulevard, Lauderdale Lakes
Pedestrian(s): Adult male, name withheld pending next of kin notification (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
An adult male was struck and killed around 1 a.m. as he was attempting to cross over Oakland Park Boulevard in Lauderdale Lakes.
The preliminary investigation revealed the suspect vehicle was heading westbound on West Oakland Park Boulevard in the far-left thru lane. The pedestrian was crossing the roadway southbound midblock when he was struck. The driver fled the scene.
Detectives believe the suspect vehicle is a 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty. It should have damage to the front driver side, including the bumper, headlight, marker lens and possibly hood. Also from evidence located on scene, the vehicle will be missing the driver side fender cover.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Traffic Homicide Detective Michael Kelliher at 954-321-4845. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.
INVESTIGATORS: Dets. Kelliher & Clifton, THI; Lauderdale Lakes; Crime Scene
THIS REPORT BY: Keyla Concepción/PIO 8/13/17 1000
Posted At: 08/13/2017 09:46 AM
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