- BSO Case Number:
- Unincorporated Central Broward
- Place of Occurrence:
- 1900 block of South State Road 7, unincorporated Central Broward
- Andres Echeverri, 26, male, Fort Lauderdale
- Geronimo Perez-Garcia, 53, 11/2/67, male, 1660 S.W. 38th Ave., Fort Lauderdale (DECEASED)
Detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian dead in unincorporated Central Broward Sunday, Sept. 26.
Shortly before 9 p.m. that Sunday, Andres Echeverri was traveling in a 2014 Ford Transit northbound in the far left thru lane of the 1900 block of State Road 7 in unincorporated Central Broward. At the same time, Geronimo Perez-Garcia was attempting to cross the roadway mid-block from west to east.
According to investigators the preliminary investigation revealed Perez-Garcia entered directly into the path of Echeverri’s Ford and was subsequently struck by the front driver side of his vehicle. BSO deputies and Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue responded, and Perez-Garcia was pronounced deceased on scene.
Neither excessive speed nor impairment on the part of the driver are considered contributing factors in this crash. The investigation continues.
Unincorporated Central Broward; FLFR
Dets. C. Greetham and C. De Jesus, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI
THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO