BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com
BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton man stuck and killed an unidentified man in Deerfield Beach, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. The man stayed at the scene and helped authorities — he has not been charged.
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a crash in Deerfield Beach on Sunday night that killed a pedestrian.
The preliminary investigation shows that at approximately 8:45 p.m., a pedestrian attempted to cross westbound on North Federal Highway at Hillsboro Boulevard when the individual entered the path of a 2019 Honda Fit driven by Frederick Eckel. Witnesses on scene told detectives that the traffic signal was green.
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported the pedestrian to Broward Health North, where the individual was pronounced deceased.
Eckel remained on scene and cooperated with investigators. Physical evidence recovered on scene indicates that neither impairment nor excessive speed were contributing factors in the crash.
The investigation is ongoing.
Content copyright © 2022 Metro Desk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. BocaNewsNow.com ® is a registered trademark. BocaRudeton™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. Sirens™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “You hear sirens, we know where they went,”™ is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. “Don’t Want To Be Seen Here? Don’t Be Rude Here!™” is a trademark of MetroDesk Media, LLC. We vigorously protect our intellectual property and journalistic product. Broadcast stations must credit BocaNewsNow.com on air. Print must refer to BocaNewsNow.com. Online must link to BocaNewsNow.com. We have agreements with several organizations. Contact news (at) bocanewsnow.com. Call 866-4-FL-NEWS. Arrest reports are police accusations. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law.
The Latest From BocaNewsNow.com
- Man Severs Hand In Fireworks Accident, Hand, Man Transported To Hospital Separately
- SHOOTING: West Boca Raton Man Accidentally Shoots Self
- TRAVEL TROUBLE: Thousands Of Flights Delayed, Hundreds Canceled As Of Saturday Afternoon
- Fireworks Set For West Boca Raton, Here’s The Information You Need
- LAWSUIT: Encore Boca Raton Care So Poor, Skin Deteriorated
- Woman Allegedly Pours Milk On Man, He Calls Cops, Ends Up In Jail
- TRAVEL MELTDOWN: JetBlue Delays 38 Fort Lauderdale Flights, Spirt 24
- STORM WATCH: Now Two Disturbances Being Watched, Florida Threat Low
- P.F. Chang’s In Boca Raton Cited Again By Health Inspector, Twice In Days