Woman, 74, struck, killed while crossing road in Coral Springs

A woman was killed while crossing Wiles Road in Coral Springs.

Shirin Ukani, 74, of Coral Springs, was struck around 9 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of Wiles Road and Riverside Drive, police said.  Ukani was taken to Broward Health North where she was pronounced dead, police said.

According to police, Ukani was attempting to cross Wiles Road in the westbound direction when she was hit by a 2015 Mercedes-Benz being driven by Richard Antosek, 60, of Coral Springs.

Neither Antosek nor his passenger was injured.

Police say investigators are trying to determine if alcohol played a role in the crash and say any charges are pending the outcome of the probe.

Coral Springs police ask anyone with information regarding the incident to call Traffic Homicide Investigator John Stewart at 954-346-1276.

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Article source: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/parkland/fl-coral-springs-pedestrian-killed-20151020-story.html

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