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For Immediate Release:
October 10, 2017

Media Contact:
Detective A. Colome

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Traffic Fatality
Case #: PD171009387979
Date & Time of Occurrence: 10/09/2017 at approx. 5:35 pm
Address of Occurrence: N.W. 173 Drive & N.W. 74 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Driver #1:
Driver's Name: Daniel Medina, (W/M)
Driver's DOB: 02/10/1998
Driver's Age: 18
Driver's Address: 17308 N.W. 74 Avenue
  Miami, FL
Driver's Description: Driver of white Toyota pickup truck.
Driver #2:
Driver's Name: Jonathan Sanchez, (W/M)
Driver's DOB: 06/22/1998
Driver's Age: 19
Driver's Address: 6707 N.W. 169 Street, #A207
  Hialeah, FL
Driver's Description: Driver of black Toyota sedan.
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Cristian Arocha, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 11/09/1998
Deceased's Age: 18
Deceased's Address: 9023 N.W. 17 Lane
  Miami, FL
Deceased's Description: Passenger in black Toyota sedan. (Deceased on scene)
Deceased #2:
Deceased's Name: Sebastian Delgado, (W/M)
Deceased's DOB: 12/13/1999
Deceased's Age: 18
Deceased's Address: 8311 N.W. 191 Lane
  Miami, FL
Deceased's Description: Passenger in black Toyota sedan. (Deceased at hospital)
Vehicle #1:
Vehicle Make/Model: Toyota/Pickup
Vehicle Color: White
Vehicle #2:
Vehicle Make/Model: Toyota/Sedan
Vehicle Color: Black

Traffic Fatality

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a crash that left one dead.

According to investigators, the driver of a black Toyota sedan was traveling westbound on NW 173 Drive. The driver of the white Toyota pickup was traveling southbound on NW 74 Avenue, and began to cross NW 173 Drive. The white Toyota pickup struck the black Toyota sedan, causing it to slide onto the median. The black Toyota sedan then struck a fire hydrant and a tree, ejecting one of the passengers. The driver and one of the passengers of the black Toyota were transported to Ryder Trauma in critical condition, the passenger that was ejected was determined deceased on scene by Miami-Dade Fire rescue. The driver of the white Toyota pickup was not injured.

UPDATE #1:  All parties have been positively identified and listed above.  Mr. Sebastian Delgado succumbed to his injuries this morning at the hospital.

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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