Category: fatality

Man, 76, dies after crash of motorcycle

A 76-year-old Jacksonville man died at Florida Hospital Flagler after crashing his new trike on Interstate 95, the Florida Highway Patrol said Friday. John R. Tucker Jr. was travelingnorth on the interstate north of the Palm Coast Parkway exit on his three-wheeled motorcycleTuesday when he tried to pass a tractor-trailer and lost control, an FHP

Biker dies after crashing into mailbox

A 29-year-old Port Orange man speeding through a residential neighborhood to work just after7 a.m. Tuesday was killed after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into a mailbox,South Daytona police said. Stephen Picard was heading north on Anastasia Drive at anestimated 60 mph when he lost control of his 2005 Suzuki sport bike

Collision kills biker on Curry Ford Road

ORANGE COUNTYCollision kills biker on Curry Ford RoadA motorcyclist died Monday night after crashing into another vehicle on Curry Ford Road, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Giovanni Ocasio, 33, of Orlando, was riding a 2004 Yamaha motorcycle east about 10:02 p.m. when he struck another vehicle that was trying to cross theeastbound lanes. Ocasio and

Crash fatal to driver hit leaving Walmart

ORANGE COUNTY A driver leaving a Walmart was hit by a sport-utility vehicle early Thursday and died at a hospital, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Marie Pierre Canel 26, of Orlando, was turning left to leave the store at 8990 Turkey Lake Road and drove her 2001 Pontiac Sunfire into the path ofa 2002 Chevrolet

3 dead in head-on crash of truck, car

ORANGE COUNTYThree men died early Friday when a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck crashed head-on into a 2001 Toyota Corolla on Orange Blossom Trail in Apopka. The man driving the wrong-way truck just before 1 a.m. was dead at the scene near Sprint Boulevard. As of Friday night the Florida Highway Patrol had not been able

Grandmother killed in crash at intersection

PEMBROKE PINESA driver may have run a red light in a crash Monday afternoon in Pembroke Pines that left a grandmother dead, police said. Neyda Hernandez, 51, of Pembroke Pines, was trying to make a left turn on to Pines Boulevard from Northwest 208th Avenue when her car collided with another vehicle at the intersection,

Bicyclist dies in crash with pickup

A bicyclist was killed Wednesday evening after he and a pickup collided on Alt. U.S.19 in Tarpon Springs, authorities said. The crash happened about 7:30 p.m. just south of where the road crosses Plaza Drive. Police said an unidentified male bicyclist was riding against traffic on the eastern edge of the road when he was

Woman killed crossing road

PALM BEACH COUNTYA woman was killed Wednesday night after she was struck by a sport utility vehicle west of LakeWorth, a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said. Dianna Gonzalez, 40, of West Palm Beach attempted to cross to the south side of l0th Avenue North, east of Florida MangoRoad, at 8:36 p.m., according to

Crash kills Ponte Vedra Beach man

Crash kills Ponte Vedra Beach ManFrom StaffA 43-year-old Ponte Vedra Beach man was killed Thursday morning in a crash on U.S. 1 North near Nocatee Parkway, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report.A woman driving northbound on U.S. 1 in a 2007 Toyota around 7 a.m. Thursday, driftedinto the median and swerved right and hard

Motorcyclist dies after crash with truck

TAMPAMotorcyclist dies after crash with truckA 30-year-old motorcyclist died Sunday night after a collision with a pickup.Police said Jonathan Pearson of St. Petersburg was headed west on Kennedy Boulevard about 9:30 p.m. on a 2006 Suzuki motorcycle as Joseph Rametta, 58, was driving a 1999Toyota pickup north on Clark Street, crossing onto KennedyBoulevard when he