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WOMAN FATALLY STRUCK BY CAR IN DEERFIELD BEACH

PIO Number: 13-5-22                                 BSO Case Number: 10-1305-004069
 
Date: May 25, 2013                                     Time: 6:45 p.m. 
 
Place of Occurrence: Hillsboro Boulevard and Northwest 2nd Terrace, Deerfield Beach
 
Jurisdiction: Deerfield Beach
 
Victim(s): Velma Kimmel, female, 71, 10/6/41, Deerfield Beach (DECEASED) 
 
Driver(s): Malvinas Miller-Jones, female, 7/23/70, 741 S. W. 2nd Ave., Deerfield Beach 
 
Description of Incident:
 
A deaf woman was killed Saturday evening as she tried to walk across Hillsboro Boulevard and stepped into the path of a sports utility vehicle. 
 
Velma Kimmel was walking northbound from the median across the westbound lanes around 6:45 p.m. as Malvinas Miller-Jones was attempting to left turn in a white 2005 Cadillac SRX from Northwest 2nd Terrace to head west on Hillsboro. There is no crosswalk in the area of the crash.  
 
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded and transported Kimmel to Broward Health North, where she was pronounced dead. 

             Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide investigators are investigating the incident. 

INVESTIGATORS: Dets. Miller, Kelleher; Lt. Akers; THI; Deerfield Beach
THIS REPORT BY: Dani Moschella/PIO; 5/26/13 1230

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