Aventura - Sunny Isles

A pedestrian started across U.S. 1 in Aventura Monday. He didn’t make it.

A northbound car fatally struck an Aventura pedestrian crossing Biscayne Boulevard at Northeast 199th Street Monday afternoon.

Aventura police said the man was trying to cross U.S. 1 from east to west in front of Chili’s Grill & Bar around 4 p.m. Monday. He was hit and tossed into the southbound lanes.

His identity is being withheld until his family is notified.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal