A Deerfield Beach resident was killed late last night when a vehicle struck him as he attempted to walk across State Road 7 just north of the Sawgrass Expressway.
Paul J. Novello, 61, of Deerfield Beach died after being struck by a 2008 Toyota Avalon driven by Maria L. Houle of Coral Springs.
Preliminary investigation shows that around 9:28p.m, Novello was attempting to walk west across State Road 7, approximately 100 feet north of the Sawgrass Expressway when he was struck by Houle’s vehicle, which was traveling south on State Road 7 in the right through lane.
Novello was transported to North Broward Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
The crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash should contact Officer Jon Wilkinson of the Coral Springs traffic Unit at 954-346-1306.
PIO Sgt Joe McHugh/954-346-1270