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For Immediate Release:
March 31, 2015

Media Contact:
Det. Daniel Ferrin
df@mdpd.com
(305)471-1900

***** UPDATE *****

   
Topic: Hit and Run
Case #: PD150329115057
Date & Time of Occurrence: 03/29/2015 at approx. 5:30 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: N.E. 180 Street & N.E. 5 Avenue
  Miami
   
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Alexander Sanghwan, (W/M)
Victim's DOB: 06/01/1992
Victim's Age: 22
  Ontario, Canada
Driver #1:
Driver's Name: Olivia Bennett, (B/F)
Driver's DOB: 11/23/1988
Driver's Age: 26
Driver's Address: 530 Ocean Drive #203
  Miami Beach, Florida
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: BMW/335I
Vehicle Color: Navy Blue
Vehicle Lic. Plate: Unknown
Vehicle Description: Year: 2010 with Heavy Front-End Damage


Hit and Run


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a Hit and Run that occurred at above listed location.  According to investigators, the victim/pedestrian was walking on the edge of the roadway of N.E. 5 Avenue and N.E. 180 Street when he was struck by a 2010, BMW, 335I, navy blue in color.  The driver of listed vehicle fled the scene in an unknown direction without rendering aid to the victim, which has been identified as Alexander Sanghwan from Ontario, Canada.  The victim was then transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital, Trauma Center with multiple injuries and in critical condition. >

The investigation remains active and ongoing.

Update #1: On Monday, March 30, 2015, the driver, Olivia Bennett, turned herself in regarding the Hit & Run.  She was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of a crash with serious bodily injury and reckless driving with serious bodily injury.


 
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
   

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