UNIDENTIFIED MAN STRUCK, KILLED IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
19-11-20
BSO Case Number:
90-1911-004965
Date:
Nov.16, 2019
Time:
11 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Fort Lauderdale
Place of Occurrence:
1800 block of South State Road 7, Fort Lauderdale 
Pedestrian:
Male (DECEASED)
Driver:
David Palacios De La Cruz, 18, Fort Lauderdale
Description of Incident:

A pedestrian attempting to cross South State Road 7 in Fort Lauderdale was struck and killed by a car Saturday night.

Around 11 p.m. Nov. 16, an unidentified man was seen standing on the center median in the 1800 block of South State Road 7 in Fort Lauderdale. A witness observed the man run into the northbound lanes of South State Road 7 where he was nearly struck by a vehicle traveling in the center thru lane. The man then stepped into the right thru lane and was struck by a 2016 Subaru driven by David Palacios De La Cruz.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue transported the man to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Palacios De La Cruz remained on scene and cooperated with Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives.

BSO traffic homicide detectives have not been able to positively identify the pedestrian. The investigation continues.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Wiley & Strzalkowski, THI
Sgt. Hager, THI

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue 

THIS REPORT BY:
Robyn Hankerson/PIO
11/18/19  1538