Pedestrian dies in West Miami hit and run

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - For the latest information: Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in West Miami-Dade

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a car in a hit-and-run incident near West Miami.

According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, the call came in, Friday morning, at around 7 a.m., about a body found in a grassy area near Northwest 64th Street and 72nd Avenue.

Officials arrived to find a pedestrian in his 30s that, police said, was hit by a car and killed near Northwest 64th Street and 72nd Avenue.

Police believe that the hit and run happened on Thursday night.

The driver fled northbound on Northwest 72nd Avenue. Police have yet to release a description of the driver.

If you have any information on this hit and run, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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