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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police say a young teenager is dead after he was struck by a vehicle in Pembroke Pines on Monday night.
It happened at around 8 p.m. in the area of Sheridan Street and Northwest 196th Avenue, police said.
Pembroke Pines police said the vehicle fled the scene after striking the teen, who was on a bicycle.
Authorities say a good Samaritan saw the boy’s body on the side of the road and alerted police.
The boy, 14, was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital where doctors did everything possible to save his life.
Police do not have a description of the vehicle involved.
They are asking witnesses to come forward and contact police.
There is no further information at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).