Man Stabbed in Chest at Margate Pool Hall

By Sharon Aron Baron

Tragedy struck early Monday morning when a single-car accident resulted in one death and multiple injuries. 

According to Margate Police, the accident occurred at approximately 1:33 a..m. at the intersection of Rock Island Road and NW 1st St. after a driver in a BMW lost control and struck a tree. 

The vehicle was carrying four occupants, with 21-year-old Markya Kyana Hunt of Pompano Beach being pronounced dead at the scene.

A one-year-old child sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated at Broward Health Medical Center, while a second adult female passenger was treated at Broward Health North for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver fled the scene on foot and is currently being sought by the police.

The cause of the accident is still under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is encouraged to contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Kahlyl Antoine at the Margate Police Department (954) 972-7111.