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PIO Number: 17-6-13                                                                BSO Case Number: 90-1706-004552
Date: June 10, 2017                                                                  Time: 9:48 p.m.
Jurisdiction: North Lauderdale
Place of Occurrence: 5200 block of North State Road 7, North Lauderdale


  • Jaime Guzman-Bartolo, 40, male, 2/3/77, 3811 N.W. 52nd St., North Lauderdale (DECEASED)


  • Hendson Merlien, 36, male, Tamarac

Description of Incident:

A North Lauderdale man died Saturday after being struck by a passing motorist.

Jaime Guzman-Bartolo, 40, was crossing the 5200 block of North State Road 7 from west to east in the middle of the block. Hendson Merlien was driving his Ford F-150 northbound on State Road 7 on the left thru lane when he struck Guzman-Bartolo with the driver’s side front bumper.

Merlien immediately came to a stop and remained on scene.

Guzman-Bartolo was airlifted to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide detectives continue their investigation.


INVESTIGATORS: Dets. Kelliher & Wiley; Aviation; Crime Scene

THIS REPORT BY: Keyla Concepción/PIO 6/16/17 1630

Posted At: 06/16/2017 04:26 PM

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