PEDESTRIAN DIES AFTER CRASH IN POMPANO BEACH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number:
21-10-26
BSO Case Number:
11-2110-005735
Date:
Oct. 17, 2021
Time:
8:46 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach 
Place of Occurrence:
1900 block of North Federal Highway, Pompano Beach 
Driver:
George Kephart, 47, Pompano Beach 
Pedestrian:
Adult female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
A pedestrian is dead following a crash Sunday evening in Pompano Beach. 

According to Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives, around 8:46 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 17, the driver of a red 2002 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on North Federal Highway near the 1900 block when a pedestrian crossed the road heading east. The pedestrian was not in a designated crosswalk. The Ford Explorer struck the pedestrian, and Pompano Beach Fire Rescue paramedics responded and pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene. 

The driver of the Ford Explorer remained on scene and cooperated with investigators. Paramedics transported the driver to an area hospital for medical issues unrelated to the crash. 

At this time, neither excessive speed nor impairment are being considered contributory factors to the crash. The investigation into the crash is ongoing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Det. S. Williams, THI
Det. S. Strzalkowski, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Carey Codd/Sr. PIO
10/22/2021 1115

Sgt. R. Hager, THI
Pompano Beach; PBFR