EARLY MORNING HIT AND RUN KILLS PEDESTRIAN

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-7-18
BSO Case Number:
90-2007-002529
Date:
July 15, 2020
Time:
5:42 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Unincorporated Central Broward
Place of Occurrence:
1400 block of South State Road 7, Unincorporated Central Broward
Pedestrian:
Name withheld pending next of kin (DECEASED)
Driver(s):
(D1) Unknown
(D2) Angelina Gonzalez, female, Fort Lauderdale
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are searching for the driver involved in a hit and run that left a pedestrian dead early Wednesday morning.

Preliminary investigation shows, shortly before 6 a.m. on July 15, an unknown vehicle was traveling northbound in the 1400 block of State Road 7. The vehicle struck a pedestrian who was in the northbound right thru lane on State Road 7. The unknown vehicle fled the scene.

A second vehicle, a Chevrolet Equinox driven by Angelina Gonzalez, was also traveling in the northbound lane and struck the pedestrian. Gonzalez initially left the scene but returned upon seeing what occurred on the news. Gonzalez is cooperating with investigators.

The pedestrian was pronounced dead on scene.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding this case to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Detective Sean Strzalkowski at 954-321-4845. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org.


INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Strzalkowski & De Jesus THI
Sgt. Hager, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
7/15/20   1200

Central Broward, BSFR