Category: Florida Highway Patrol

“One person killed in overnight motorcycle crash”

TARPON SPRINGS — One person died in a late-night crash involving three motorcycles in Tarpon Springs. According to officials, the crash happened on U.S. Highway 19 at Tookes Road. Two people were flown to Bayfront Medical Center. Their conditions are unknown. Officers shut down a portion of the roadway while they investigated the crash. Investigators

“Bicyclist hit, killed by car in Palm Harbor”

PALM HARBOR — A bicyclist was hit by a car and killed in Palm Harbor Wednesday night. The bicyclist’s wife was also injured and transported to Bayfront Medical Center. The accident happened at U.S. 19 and Orange Street about 9:15 p.m. Their identities have not been released. The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating. for more

“Man facing charges in traffic crash that killed bystander”

HOLIDAY — A Tarpon Springs man is facing charges after investigators said he caused a traffic accident that killed a bystander in June 2010. Joshua Henry Cross, 21, was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide on Tuesday. Investigators said his arrest stems from an accident on the evening of June 14, 2010 in Holiday. According

“Dump truck driver arrested for DUI”

Florida Highway Patrol officials arrested a man who they say was driving a dump truck under the influence in Sept. and caused a crash which killed one person and injured three others. Officials say Daniel Arends, 49, was arrested because of his involvement in a traffic crash that occurred on Sept. 21, 2010, in which

“Tampa woman, 19, killed in rollover crash on I-75”

Russell Colleran, 19, was driving a Dodge Caliber north on I-75 shortly after 10 p.m, the report said. Five passengers were in the vehicle with him at the time. The vehicle was about six miles south of State Road 50 when, for unknown reasons, he drove off the road and onto the grass shoulder, the

“Two people died as a result of a traffic crash Sunday night in Plant City”

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just before 10:30 p.m. when a Ford Escort crossed the center line and collided with a Toyota Corolla on State Road 60 near Highway 39. Officials identified the victims as 23-year-old Saul Gregorio-Daniel, of Plant City and Shawn Quade, 34, of Brandon. Gregorio-Daniel was the passenger

“Two Killed When Motorcycles Collide”

Authorities said two people died after a pair of motorcycles crashed into each other. The Florida Highway Patrol said the drivers of both motorcycles were trying to avoid hitting a trailer-toting truck in front of them and they ended up colliding. FHP identified the victims of Saturday night’s crash as 48-year-old Kevin Winne of Winter

“Motorcyclist killed in Suwannee crash”

Live Oak — A Lake City man died early Saturday in a Suwannee County motorcycle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. Robert Stone Grice, 28, was traveling northeast on CR 250 at 12:10 a.m. when his 1999 Honda entered the right shoulder after failing to negotiate a left curve, according to FHP. The left handlebar

“Truck driver arrested two days after rig hit I-75 bridge”

WESLEY CHAPEL — The semitrailer truck driver who crashed into a bridge on Interstate 75 Monday and left the scene was arrested Wednesday afternoon, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. Troopers said Kenneth E. Cannon, 45, of Ruskin, was hauling a large backhoe north on I-75 when the piece of equipment struck the overhead span at