Pedestrian killed while crossing Hallandale Beach Blvd

HALLANDALE BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A woman was killed after, officials said, she was hit by a vehicle while crossing a road in Hallandale Beach, Monday afternoon.

Hallandale Beach Police said the crash took place in the westbound lanes of the 2500 block of East Hallandale Beach Boulevard, just west of A1A, at around 2:30 p.m.

Authorities said the woman was pushing a shopping cart, which held a couple of bags, when she was struck.

Paramedics transported her to Memorial Regional Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Officials said the driver of the vehicle stayed at the scene and is cooperating with police.

Authorities have shut down all westbound lanes of Hallandale Beach Boulevard, between A1A and Three Islands Boulevard, for about two hours. They were reopened at around 4:30 p.m.

Investigators described the victim as a woman in her 60s. They have not provided further details about the circumstances behind the accident.

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