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A pedestrian was killed after being hit by a truck. Police are looking for the driver

A man was killed after being hit by a truck in Princeton early Sunday morning. Police are now asking for help looking for the driver.

Between midnight and 8:49 a.m., Lamarr Thomas, 37, was struck and killed by a 2005-07 Ford F-250 or F-350 at the 12800 block of SW 248th Street, according to Miami-Dade police.

After hitting Thomas, the truck drove east. The driver did not stop to help Thomas or call police.

Anyone with information on the incident or the driver may call Miami-Dade Police Traffic Homicide Detective J. Mesa at 305-471-2425. If you wish to remain anonymous, then call Miami-Dade County Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.

If tips lead to the arrest of the driver, the tipster may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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Mendez, Angelica M.
Miami Herald Real Time Reporter Devoun Cetoute covers breaking news, Florida theme parks and general assignment. He attends the University of Florida and grew up in Miami. Theme parks are on his mind in and out of the office.
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