Surveillance video released after fatal hit-and-run accident in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD, FL. – Hollywood police on Friday released surveillance video capturing a vehicle they believe was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident this week.

Luis Armando Ortiz, 36, was killed in the crash, which occurred just after 5:15 a.m. Tuesday in the area of ​​Thomas Street and North 58th Avenue.

According to Hollywood Police spokeswoman Deanna Bettineschi, the victim was found lying on the pavement with injuries that indicated she had been hit by a vehicle.

She said Ortiz was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital, where he died.

Detectives believe Ortiz was struck by a light-colored, mid-2000s Honda CR-V with front-end damage.

Anyone with information about the hit-and-run is asked to call the Hollywood Police Department at 954-764-4357 (HELP) or 954-967-4567. Tipsters can also email or text

Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest.

Surveillance video released Friday shows an SUV believed to be involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Hollywood.

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