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Teen Struck by Car While Crossing Davie Street Dies

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    Teen Dies After Being Hit by Car

    The 16 year old from Davie was struck last week by a 100 year old driver while she was walking to school.

    (Published Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018)

    What to Know

    • The mother of 16-year-old Melani Rivera posted a message on Facebook confirming her daughter passed away Monday from her injuries.

    • Officials say Rivera was attempting to cross the street when she was struck by a Jeep Compass driven by 100-year-old Rosamond Preseau.

    • Rivera was rushed to Broward General Hospital with a traumatic head injury and spent several days in the ICU before passing away.

    A teen who was struck by a car while walking to a school bus stop in Davie last week.

    The mother of 16-year-old Melani Rivera posted a message on Facebook confirming her daughter passed away Monday from her injuries suffered in the Thursday crash along Nova Drive.

    Officials say Rivera was attempting to cross the street when she was struck by a Jeep Compass driven by 100-year-old Rosamond Preseau – an impact that sent the teen into a golf cart crossing nearby.

    Rivera was rushed to Broward General Hospital with a traumatic head injury and spent several days in the ICU before passing away. Preseau stayed on the scene and no charges have been filled in the case.

    A GoFundMe account has been set up to help Rivera’s family with funeral costs and medical bills.

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