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For Immediate Release:
July 01, 2020

Media Contact:
Det. Angel Rodriguez
[email protected]

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Traffic Fatality
Case #: PD200628209061
Date & Time of Occurrence: 06/28/2020 at approx. 7:17 a.m.
Address of Occurrence: Arthur Lamb Jr. Road, access Road to Water and Sewer Departm
  Miami, FL
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Alain Nieves-Leon, (W/M)
Victim's Age: 35 years old
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Hector Alfredo Echeverria, (W/M)
Deceased's Age: 57 years old
Officer #1:
Officer's Name: Unavailable (8 year tenure), (B/M)

Traffic Fatality

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) Traffic Homicide Unit, is investigating a traffic crash involving a MDPD cruiser, that left one cyclist injured and one deceased.

According to investigators, an on-duty MDPD officer was driving on Arthur Lamb Jr. Road and the access road to the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department facility, when the two cyclists were struck.  Rescue personnel from Miami-Dade County, the City of Miami and the Village of Key Biscayne responded to the scene.  The cyclists were transported to JMH Ryder Trauma Center, where one was determined deceased and the other is in stable condition.

The investigation continues. 

UPDATE #1:  The cyclists have been identified and listed above.


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”

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