PEDESTRIAN DEAD IN POMPANO BEACH CRASH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-11-19
BSO Case Number:
11-2011-005369
Date:
Nov. 18, 2020
Time:
8:12 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
300 block of East Copans Road, Pompano Beach 
Pedestrian:
Adult female, name withheld pending next-of-kin notification (DECEASED)
Driver:
Eduardo Cruz Baca, 43, Pompano Beach
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian Wednesday evening.

Around 8:12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, Eduardo Cruz Baca was traveling eastbound in a 2002 GMC Sierra truck along E Copans Road approaching Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach when the pedestrian walked across the road in the 300 block.

Preliminary investigation shows that the driver attempted to avoid the pedestrian but was unable to do so in time. After the crash, the driver pulled over and attempted to render aid. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and transported the pedestrian to Broward Health North where she was later pronounced deceased. 

Baca remained on scene and cooperated with investigators. 

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

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
11/19/20 1300

Pompano Beach; PBFR