SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Southwest Miami-Dade.

A pedestrian was struck in the area of Southwest 152nd Street and 127th Avenue, at around 5 a.m., Friday. “You just don’t leave a human being on the side of the road like that, you know?” said Ornio Pinto. “That person has a family.”

Police have not released information on the vehicle that fled the scene, nor have they released any information on the victim.

Pinto lives near the area and was distraught after hearing of the early morning incident. “Florida is becoming [where] drivers make their own rules,” he said. “It’s sad.”

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 reward of up to $5,000.

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