Authorities are searching for a boater involved in a hit-and-run over the weekend near the Rickenbacker Marina that left a man on a personal watercraft dead.
The incident happened Saturday afternoon around 2:20 p.m.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officials said 26-year-old Alcides Andres Valdez was on a personal watercraft when he was struck by a 37-foot center console vessel near Marine Stadium/Rickenbacker Marina.
Valdez, of Miami, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center where he died from his injuries. A medical examiner report listed his cause of death as blunt force head trauma.
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The boat, which had 10 to 15 people on board, fled the scene and was last seen heading north from the Rickenbacker Causeway, officials said.
Authorities are offering a reward of up to $5,000 in the case. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.