News: Video released in search for driver in fatal Broward County hit-and-run

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Posted: August 31, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - The Broward County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in finding the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash.

Traffic homicide detectives released surveillance video of the June 30th incident that happened in the area of Northwest 25th Avenue and Franklin Park Drive near Fort Lauderdale.

Investigators said the victim was a man who was driving a Nissan Maxima northeast on Northwest 25th Avenue.  Another driver on Franklin Park Drive stopped at a stop sign, then made a turn onto Northwest 25th Avenue and struck the Maxima.

The victim, whose name was not released, then got out of his car.  According to the sheriff's office, "The driver who hit his car, backed up and started to drive away. The victim attempted to speak with the driver, who kept going and ran over him." 

Despite his injuries, the victim managed to drive away and reported the crash the following day.  But on July 21st, he died from the injuries he had suffered in the crash.

The other vehicle involved was believed to be a four-door, 2019-2022 model Chevrolet Malibu, tan or beige in color, with damage to the driver side front end or driver side quarter panel. 

Anyone with information on the vehicle or the hit-and-run driver was asked to contact the Broward Sheriff's Office. 

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