SENIOR DIES WEEKS AFTER BEING STRUCK IN HIT-AND-RUN CRASH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 18-11-14

BSO Case Number: 07-1810-002159

Date: 10/21/18

Time: 7:36 a.m.

Jurisdiction: Tamarac

Place of Occurrence: near 10000 block of Northwest 80 Street, Tamarac

Pedestrian: Barry Howard, 69, male, 11/17/1949, 10136 Lombardy Drive, Tamarac (DECEASED)


Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are searching for the callous driver who struck a senior citizen last month in Tamarac and fled the scene. 

On the morning of October 21, Barry Howard was walking near the intersection of Nob Hill Road and Northwest 80th Street when a car hit him. The driver did not stop to help Howard, who was seriously injured but alert and responsive. 

Howard was hospitalized for his injuries. He died on Nov. 17. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 

Anyone with information can contact Detective Sean Williams at 954-321-4840. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

INVESTIGATORS:
THI Det. S. Williams                                    
Tamarac; TFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Gina Carter/PIO
11/20/18    1500