MARGATE (CBSMiami) – An 80-year-old man was killed Saturday after a driver hit him while crossing the road, said police.
The Margate Police Department is investigating the circumstances of the crash that happened at Coconut Creek Parkway and N. State Road 7 just before 8:30 p.m.READ MORE: South Florida Playing Pivotal Role In Transformation Of Psychedelics As Mainstream Medicine
According to officers, Emanuel Forgue, 80, of North Lauderdale was crossing N. State Road 7 when a silver, Nissan Pathfinder struck him.READ MORE: Parkland parents furious following Texas elementary school shooting: ‘They failed our kids again’
Police said the driver was Micheline Antoine-Bright of Margate.
Forgue was taken to North Broward Medical center where he died.MORE NEWS: Environmental advocates who say Biscayne Bay is dying to gather Wednesday to find solutions
Anyone with information is asked to call Traffic Homicide Investigator Paul Frankenhauser at (954) 972-7111.