Man Dies After Hit-And-Run In Miami-Dade, Driver Still At Large


Authorities say a man has died after being struck by a truck during a hit-and-run crash in northwest Miami-Dade Tuesday night.

Charles Taylor, 55, was crossing the road in the 12500 block of Northwest 17th Avenue on his bicycle when he was hit. Authorities are still searching for the person responsible. 

Miami-Dade Police officials say the vehicle involved in the incident may be a red Ford F-150.

A friend of the victim who heard the crash said Taylor had gone to a nearby convenience store to get cigarettes before crossing the street.

The truck fled the scene and Taylor was taken to Aventura Hospital where he was in critical condition. Police confirmed he later died at the hospital.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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