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Pompano Beach, FL – Pedestrian Accident at N Powerline Rd Intersection

Pompano Beach, FL (March 5, 2020) – On Tuesday night, March 3, a pedestrian was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident at a Pompano Beach intersection.

The officer from Fort Lauderdale was driving his cruiser near the intersection of North Powerline Road and Martin Luther King Boulevard. The police officer pulled through.

At the same time, 30-year-old Francisco Valdez-Villacres attempted to cross the street when he was struck by the patrol vehicle.

Fire and Rescue assisted at the scene of the accident. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital but, while there, he tragically passed away.

The investigation into the accident is currently ongoing.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Florida

Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads. In 2016 alone, 35 pedestrians were killed in Jacksonville and hundreds more lost their lives throughout the state. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident can be a challenging thing to face. Family members should always speak with a wrongful death attorney in Florida.

At Sheftall & Associates, our accident attorneys have completely dedicated ourselves to assisting those in need after a serious accident. We understand that you might be feeling overwhelmed on emotional and financial levels after you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident. If you believe that another party is at fault, you have rights. Please contact our accident attorneys in Florida for more information on your rights at 904-647-2296.

Note: As a result of the secondary sources that were used to complete this post, the information included within has not been independently verified by our own staff and may include misinformation. If you read something that, to your knowledge, is incorrect, please contact us as soon as possible and we will correct the inaccuracy.

Disclaimer: As members of the local Jacksonville and broader Florida community, we hope everyone in our community is safe and protected. We cover the events included in this blog as a way to offer support to the victims in similar circumstances and to provide relief during these difficult times. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. You should speak with a trained legal professional for more information regarding your situation.