Pompano Beach

Pedestrian Struck and Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Pompano Beach

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Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Pompano Beach Wednesday night.

The incident happened shortly before midnight in the 1800 block of North Federal Highway.

Broward Sheriff's Office officials said deputies responded to the location and found the victim on the roadway with severe injuries.

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the pedestrian dead at the scene. Their identity hasn't been released.

Authorities said the victim was struck by a Toyota Camry that then lost control and hit a median.

Witnesses told detectives that the driver pulled into a nearby business and got out to look at the damage to his Camry before he drove away from the scene.

Detectives found the driver and the Camry in Deerfield Beach, but haven't said if he'll face charges.

Traffic homicide detectives are investigating the crash.

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