Skateboarder Struck, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver: MDPD

The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run.

It happened just before 9:15 p.m. Monday near Northwest 108th Street and Northwest 12th Avenue.

According to investigators, a man in his 20s was skateboarding on 12th Avenue when he was struck by a late model Hyundai Sonata, blue in color.

After the collision, police said the vehicle fled the scene. The driver's side mirror was missing and there was extensive front-end damage.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

No further details have been released.

If you have any information about the vehicle involved, call Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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