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- A 84-year-old man was struck and killed at a busy intersection near Downtown Miami early Thursday morning.
A 84-year-old man was killed early Thursday morning when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing Biscayne Boulevard.
The accident forced the closure of the road between NE 14th and 15th Streets in both directions for hours while police investigated. Southbound lanes were reopened shortly before 9 AM, while crews remain on the scene in the northbound lanes.
The vehicle involved was traveling north when it struck the man at the intersection of Biscayne Blvd. and 15th Street. The driver stayed on the scene, while the car sustained serious damage and the victim was thrown to the opposite crosswalk after being hit.
An investigation continues with no charges being filed yet.