Car strikes, kills Cleveland Clinic hospital worker outside emergency room in Broward County

Posted at 8:50 AM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 09:14:46-05

WESTON, Fla. (AP) — A worker at a South Florida hospital was struck and killed by a car outside the emergency room.

Broward Sheriff's spokeswoman Gina Carter tells WPLG the worker was rushed inside the Cleveland Clinic in Weston for treatment on Wednesday night but died a short time later.

She says the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

In a statement, the Cleveland Clinic called the woman a "dedicated caregiver, committed mother and friend to many.

The victim's name hasn't been released. No further details were available.

Weston is west of Fort Lauderdale.