Man Killed Crossing State Road 7 Near North Lauderdale

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Tamarac Fire Rescue {photo by Aiden Palmer}

By Kevin Deutsch

A man attempting to cross South State Road 7 in unincorporated North Lauderdale was struck and killed by a car Wednesday, authorities said.

The pedestrian, whose name has not been made public, was crossing midblock in the 1500 block of South State Road 7 around 11:06 p.m. when a northbound 2017 Honda Accord, driven by Sheldon Nelson, 31, of Lauderdale Lakes, crashed into him, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.

After the crash, Nelson immediately stopped, remained on the scene, and cooperated with BSO investigators, deputies said. County fire rescue rushed the struck pedestrian to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing, according to BSO.

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Kevin Deutsch
Kevin Deutsch
Kevin Deutsch is an award-winning crime journalist and author. A graduate of Florida International University, Kevin has worked on staff at The Miami Herald, New York Daily News, and The Palm Beach Post.
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