A Fort Lauderdale woman was pronounced dead early Monday morning after being struck by a vehicle.
The incident occurred at 5:42 a.m., at the intersection of State Road 7 and Riverland Road. The preliminary investigation determined the pedestrian, Maria Emilse Garcia, was crossing State Road 7 eastbound, near the designated crosswalk on the north side of Riverland Road. Garcia was crossing against the traffic signal when she stepped into the roadway and was struck by the driver.
The driver remained on scene and cooperated with detectives.
The investigation continues.