Man fatally struck by hit-and-run driver in West Miami-Dade

WEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed in West Miami-Dade.

According to officials, the victim was fatally struck by a vehicle along Northwest 64th Street and 72nd Avenue.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded, early Friday morning, and pronounced the victim deceased on the scene.

Friday afternoon, authorities identified the victim as 39-year-old David Fernandez.

Detectives believe Fernandez was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Northwest 72nd Avenue, late Thursday night.

The Miami-Dade Police Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.

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 $3,000 reward.

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