81-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In Tamarac Crash

Francisco Rodriguez Struck, Killed By Car In Tamarac

81-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In Tamarac Crash
81-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed In Tamarac Crash

TAMARAC, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — The Broward Sheriff’s Office tells Boca Post that they are investigating an accident involving a fatality after an 81-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Tamarac on Friday evening.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office tells Boca Post that at approximately 7:25 PM on Friday, November 4th, 2022, deputies responded to the area of Northwest 67th Court and Pine Island Road in Tamarac in reference to a vehicle versus pedestrian accident.

Responding BSO district deputies and Tamarac Fire Rescue located an 81-year-old male, identified as Francisco Rodriguez, badly injured after being hit by a Ford Mustang GT driven by 59-year-old Andrew Singer from Tamarac.

Tamarac Fire Rescue pronounced Rodriguez deceased at the scene.

BSO Traffic Homicide Unit detectives were notified and began investigating the incident. Detectives tell us that the preliminary investigation reveals that a 2006 Ford Mustang GT, driven by Andrew Singer, was traveling northbound on Pine Island Road in the left-thru lane. At that time, a pedestrian, Francisco Rodriguez, attempted to cross Pine Island Road from east to west. Rodriguez was not in a designated crosswalk. Rodriguez walked into the path of the Mustang and was struck. Paramedics pronounced Rodriguez deceased on the scene.

BSO tells us that they are not considering speed or impairment as contributing factors in this case.

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