Category: Daytona Beach

Woman released by police, then is killed after being hit by truck

Ormond Beach police first encountered the woman Thursday when she was foundpassed out in a bathroom. By Gary TaylorSTAFF WRITER A Port Orange woman died earlyFriday, about two hours after she walkedout of the Daytona Beach Police Department and was then hit by a pickup. Kimberly J. Staton, 36, of Port Orange was pronounced dead

Just as Biketoberfest begins in Central Florida, a motorcyclist is critically injured after plowing into a tree and being hit by another motorcycle

The man, 45-year-old Juan Partridge, was injured at 11 p.m. on State Road 44 at LakeWinnemissett Drive, about a half-mile west of Interstate 4. Partridge hit the fallen tree, which obstructed the entire westbound lane and was then ejected from the motorcycle. Another motorcyclist swerved to avoid the tree and drove over Partridge. The motorcyclist

Early arrivals and fully booked hotels paint positive picture for Biketoberfest

More than the arriving bikers have a smile on their faces about Biketoberfest, the winter motorcycle event in Daytona Beach, Florida. Organizers and tourism officials are pointing to some key indicators as reasons this year’s event could buck the economic slowdown experienced by both motorcycle events and tourist destinations. Officially kicking off on Thursday October