Elderly woman hit by truck and killed in Century Village

Wladyslawa Poplawska dies after being hit by a truck at Deerfield Beach Century Village

Wladyslawa Poplawska dies after being hit by a truck at Deerfield Beach Century Village

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) – The Broward Sheriff’s Office tells Boca Post that Wladyslawa Poplawska, 78, was killed as she crossed the street in the Century Village community in Deerfield Beach on Saturday morning.

Traffic Homicide Detectives from the Broward Sheriff’s Office investigate an accident that killed a 78-year-old woman in Deerfield Beach.

According to detectives, at approximately 8:01 a.m. on Saturday, August 27, a vehicle-on-pedestrian crash occurred in Century Village at the intersection of Newport Drive and West Drive in Deerfield Beach. At the time, firefighters from the Broward Sheriff’s Office transported the pedestrian to a local listed hospital in stable condition.

The investigation revealed that the driver of a 2020 Silver Ford F150 pickup truck was traveling eastbound on West Drive and stopped at the stop sign. As the driver crossed the intersection, the pedestrian was walking inside the marked crosswalk and attempting to cross the roadway from north to south when she was struck by the van. The driver immediately stopped, remained at the scene and cooperated with the investigation.

While the pedestrian was being treated, her condition deteriorated, ultimately leading to her death on Sunday August 28 in hospital. The investigation is ongoing.

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