Pedestrian fatally struck along Biscayne Boulevard

NORTHEAST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating after a pedestrian was killed in Northeast Miami-Dade, Friday morning.

North Miami Beach Police responded to the scene along Northeast 163rd Street and Biscayne Boulevard, sometime before 6:30 a.m.

According to officials, this was a single-vehicle incident, in which a man was fatally struck. The diver remained on the scene.

7Skyforce HD flew over the crash, where a yellow tarp could be seen covering the body on the street as well as a white vehicle with front-end damage parked at a nearby lot.

Due to the heavy police presence, the northbound lanes of Biscayne Boulevard were shut down between Northeast 151st Street and 163rd streets for hours before they were reopened shortly before 12 p.m.

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