News: Police IDs man killed in Gladeview hit-and-run crash


MIAMI, FL – Miami-Dade Police have identified the pedestrian whose life was claimed in a hit-and-run collision in Gladeview

The crash happened near a 24-hour laundromat in the area of Northwest 22nd Avenue and Northwest 79th Street on Wednesday, March 15th, Local 10 reported. 

The driver was believed to have driven a black Hyundai Elantra or something similar. As officials indicated, the driver struck 43-year-old Osei Othieno Shepherd, and immediately fled the scene. 

Shepherd was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center, where he later succumbed to fatal injuries. 

Anyone who has more information to offer can contact authorities at the phone number listed in the initial source. 

Do you have a loved one who passed away from a pedestrian or motor vehicle crash? Our Miami wrongful death lawyers can help you pursue a wrongful death claim and recover compensation for your injuries. Call Whittel & Melton, LLC at 866-608-5529 or submit a contact form to book a free, no-obligation case evaluation. 


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