DETECTIVES INVESTIGATE FATAL HIT-AND-RUN CRASH IN POMPANO BEACH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number:
22-1-5
BSO Case Number:
11-2201-001909
Date:
Jan. 6, 2022
Time:
10 p.m. 
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
2500 block of West Atlantic Boulevard, Pompano Beach 
Pedestrian:
Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
Drivers:
(D1) Unidentified 
(D2) Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law 
Description of Incident:
The Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a hit-and-run crash that left a pedestrian dead in Pompano Beach on Thursday, Jan. 6. 

Shortly after 10 p.m., Broward Regional Communications received a call reporting a vehicle versus pedestrian crash near the 2500 block of West Atlantic Boulevard in Pompano Beach. BSO district deputies responded and discovered an adult male suffering from injuries consistent with a traffic crash. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue personnel responded and pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene. 

The preliminary investigation revealed the first driver was traveling eastbound on West Atlantic Boulevard within the 2500 block, at the same time the pedestrian was crossing West Atlantic Boulevard from north to south, not in a designated crosswalk. According to detectives, the first driver struck the pedestrian, stopped for a short time and then fled the area.

Investigators say it is undetermined how long the pedestrian was lying in the roadway before he was struck by the second driver who remained on scene and cooperated with the investigation. 

BSO’s Traffic Homicide Unit detectives continue to investigate the circumstances of this crash. Detectives are asking anyone with information about this case or the identity of the driver to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Detective Chandler Greetham at 954-321-4844. If you wish to remain anonymous, please 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 $5,000.


INVESTIGATORS:
Det. C. Greetham, THI 
Det. S. Strzalkowski, THI

Sgt. R.  Hager, THI
Pompano Beach
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue 

THIS REPORT BY:
Claudinne Caro/PIO
1/10/22 1550