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For Immediate Release:
May 24, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Jennifer Capote

Topic: Traffic Fatality
Case #: PD160524195385
Date & Time of Occurrence: 05/24/2016 at approx. 9:00 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: 139 Street NW 38 Avenue
  Miami, FL
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Not Available, (B/M)
Deceased's Age: 40's
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Chevy/ Tahoe
Vehicle Color: Black

Traffic Fatality

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department's, Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a single vehicle fatality.

Detectives say, a passerby was walking in the area NW 139 Street and NW 38 Avenue, when she observed a Chevy Tahoe crashed into a tree. She notified Miami-Opa-locka Executive Airport employees who in turn called 911. The City of Opa-locka Police Department responded to the scene as well as the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue (MDFR) personnel. 

MDFR pronounced the driver deceased on the scene.


The investigation continues.


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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