MIAMI — Miami police are investigating after a man was struck and killed while crossing a street early Saturday.
The victim is described as an elderly man, who was trying to cross Northwest 7th Street with the assistance of a walker around 6 a.m.
Witnesses told police a gray or silver vehicle, possibly a Mazda, hit the man, then fled.
The victim is believed to have been homeless. He died shortly after arriving at the hospital.
The driver of the vehicle is believed to be a white man in his 50s.
Separately, a 61-year-old Venice man was struck and killed while crossing a Sarasota County street just before 10 p.m. Friday. The Florida Highway Patrol said the victim crossed into the path of the car.