On Friday January 8, 2021 at around 8:45pm, an unnamed pedestrian died after being hit by a car at the intersection of NW 38th Street and Powerline Road.
The preliminary investigation by Broward Sheriff’s Office indicates that the pedestrian was walking westbound near the intersection and got into the path of silver 2002 Honda Civic. Herman Mantock, who was driving the Civic, was traveling southbound in the right thru lane of NW 38th St and Powerline Road.
After Mantock struck the victim he pulled into a parking lot south of where the incident occurred. Mantock was not hurt and he cooperated fully with authorities during the preliminary investigation.
After being struck, the pedestrian landed in the southwest corner of the intersection where the incident occurred.
BSO deputies and Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to the scene. They determined the victim was deceased and pronounced him dead on scene. The victim’s identity has not yet been released, pending the notification of next-of-kin.
BSO continues to investigate the incident. Living In Oakland Park will bring you more information as it become available.
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