SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A car struck and killed a pedestrian in Sunny Isles Beach, leading authorities to shut down the southbound lanes of Collins Avenue.

Sunny Isles Beach Police and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to the scene in the area of 159th Street and Collins Avenue just before 4:30 p.m., Monday.

According to police, a woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a vehicle. The driver stayed on the scene.

Collins Avenue going southbound has since reopened, but some heavy traffic remains in the area.

The crash is still under investigation.

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