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One Person Tragically Killed in Hit-and-Run Crash on East 5th Ave. in Hialeah, Florida

July 06, 2019

HIALEAH, FL. – According to a news report published online at, one person was tragically killed in a hit-and-run vehicle crash that happened on East 5th Avenue in Hialeah, Florida. The news report indicates that another person was also injured in the accident, and authorities have arrested a suspect.* 

The accident happened during the evening at the intersection of 41st Street and East 5th Avenue. CBS Miami reports that a car traveling at a high rate of speed somehow crashed into another car on the roadway at about 7:30 p.m. At impact, the car that was struck ended up overturning, and both vehicles traveled off the roadway.

It is not clear why the accident occurred or what circumstances led to the accident. The rate of speed the first vehicle was traveling has not been confirmed by investigators. The driver of that vehicle reportedly left the scene after the accident but was apprehended by police a short distance away from the scene. It is not clear if the suspect left the scene on foot or in the vehicle.

The two people in the car that was struck sustained serious injuries. CBS Miami reports that one of the occupants, identified as a 70-year-old woman, tragically died at the scene. CBS Miami further reports that the second occupant, identified as a 54-year-old man, was airlifted from the scene to Ryder Trauma Center, where his current medical condition is not known. 

No information about the suspect was reported, and it is not clear if he or she was injured. Authorities say investigation is ongoing, and charges are pending.

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