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For Immediate Release:
August 19, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Marjorie Eloi

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Hit and Run Fatality
Case #: PD160817311244
Date & Time of Occurrence: 08/17/2016 at approx. 1:00 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: SW 102 Avenue and SW 171 Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject's Name: Samuel Jay Love , (W/M)
Subject's DOB: 01/25/1995
Subject's Age: 21
Subject's Address: 12421 SW 85 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Subject's Charges: Leaving Scene of Crash/Death
Subject's Description: Driver of Hit & Run vehicle
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Gary Wayne King, (B/M)
Deceased's DOB: 10/11/1959
Deceased's Age: 56
Deceased's Address: 11620 Pinkston Drive
  Miami, Florida
Deceased's Description: Bicyclist
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: 2002 Mercury Mountaineer
Vehicle Color: Silver
Vehicle Lic. Plate: BAAZ45

Hit and Run Fatality

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD), Traffic Homicide Unit, is investigating a bicyclist that was hit and left dead. 

According to investigators the bicyclist was traveling south on SW 102 Avenue and 171 Street at about one this morning when he was struck from behind by a possible gray SUV.  MDPD together with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the bicyclist deceased on scene. 

Investigators are asking the help of the community if anyone has any information as to the vehicle or can identify/locate the individual responsible for this incident to contact CrimeStoppers.


Update #1: On August 18, 2016, the Traffic Homicide Unit has arrested the above listed individual in connection with the Hit & Run and charged accordingly.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit 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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