Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Broward County

BROWARD COUNTY, FL Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian Wednesday evening.
Around 8:12 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, Eduardo Cruz Baca was traveling eastbound in a 2002 GMC Sierra truck along E Copans Road approaching Dixie Highway in Pompano Beach when the pedestrian walked across the road in the 300 block.
Preliminary investigation shows that the driver attempted to avoid the pedestrian but was unable to do so in time. After the crash, the driver pulled over and attempted to render aid. Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and transported the pedestrian to Broward Health North where she was later pronounced deceased.
Baca remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.