MIRAMAR, FLA. (WSVN) - Miramar Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a pedestrian’s body was found on the road, leading to closures on US-27 as authorities investigate.

Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, live video footage showed heavy traffic on the highway on the northbound lanes of US- 27 about half a mile north of Krome Avenue as authorities closed the road to investigate.

Police said they found a pedestrian who was pronounced dead at the scene. Officials confirmed that the the victim was hit by a vehicle.

Authorities said that no one witnessed the crash.

As a result of this police investigation, all northbound lanes of US-27 remain closed. Traffic coming from northbound US-27 is being forced onto the southbound lanes of Krome Avenue. Morning commuters are advised to seek alternate routes.

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