Police shut down traffic after pedestrian fatally struck in Pinecrest

PINECREST, FLA. (WSVN) - A pedestrian was fatally struck in Pinecrest, Tuesday morning, causing a major detour along U.S. 1.

7SkyForce HD hovered over the scene, northbound, near Datran Drive and Southwest 72nd Avenue, where police were seen covering the body with a yellow tarp.

According to police, this was not a hit-and-run. The vehicle remained on the scene.

Officials have blocked all the northbound lanes of U.S. 1 at Datran Drive.

Please seek an alternative route if you are traveling northbound from this area.

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