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Police respond to body on US-27 near Krome Avenue; road shut down as investigation unfolds – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports | Fort Lauderdale

MIRAMAR, FLA. (WSVN) – Miramar Police responded to reports of a body on the road, leading to closures on US-27 as authorities investigate.

Around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, live video footage showed heavy traffic on the highway on the northbound lanes of US- 27 about half a mile north of Krome Avenue as authorities closed the road to investigate.

Police said they found a pedestrian who was pronounced dead at the scene. Preliminary reports indicate that this incident is a hit-and-run as no vehicle was found nearby.

As a result of this police investigation, all northbound lanes of US-27 remain closed. Traffic coming from northbound US-27 is being forced onto the southbound lanes of Krome Avenue. Morning commuters are advised to seek alternate routes.

Please check back on WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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