Miami-Dade County

Pedestrian hit on Airport Expressway; westbound lanes shut

All westbound lanes of State Road 112 were shut down Sunday afternoon after a pedestrian walking on the expressway was hit and killed by a tow truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Trooper Indiana Villalonga said the truck was heading west on the Airport Expressway at about 2 p.m. when he hit the woman near Northwest 27th Avenue.

It was not clear why the woman was on the expressway, Villalonga said.

The driver remained on scene.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff