News: Victim identified in fatal Fort Lauderdale pedestrian crash

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal pedestrian accident in Fort Lauderdale last week.

This is an update to a previous story.

According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, the man killed was 45-year-old Kris Krofka.  Detectives say he was hit by a semi-truck Friday near South Federal Highway and Southeast 30th Street outside of Port Everglades, sometime before 6:46 a.m.  Krofka was pronounced dead after being taken to an area hospital.  The driver of the semi-truck stayed at the scene and cooperated with investigators.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office Homicide Unit is investigating the collision.

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