Broward County

Cleveland Clinic employee dies after being hit by a car by emergency room

The Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to Cleveland Clinic in Weston on Jan. 2, 2019, after an employee was fatally struck by a car outside of the hospital.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office responded to Cleveland Clinic in Weston on Jan. 2, 2019, after an employee was fatally struck by a car outside of the hospital. CBS4

A Cleveland Clinic of Florida employee was killed Wednesday evening after being hit by a car outside of the emergency room in Weston.

The incident happened after 5 p.m. just outside the medical center, 2930 Cleveland Clinic Blvd.

“We are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our Cleveland Clinic Florida employee who was struck by a car today on our campus,” Cleveland Clinic said in a statement Wednesday night.

The employee, who was not immediately identified, was rushed inside the emergency room, but died, WPLG Local 10 news reported.

No other information on the crash was immediately available.

“She was a dedicated caregiver, committed mother and friend to many,” the hospital said in the statement. “Our deepest sympathy is with her family, friends and close colleagues during this difficult time.”



Carli Teproff grew up in Northeast Miami-Dade and graduated from Florida International University in 2003. She became a full-time reporter for the Miami Herald in 2005 and now covers breaking news.


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