Category: wrongful death

Woman, 85, dies after Aug. 5 crash

Woman, 85, dies after Aug. 5 crash By JULIUS WHIGHAM II Palm Beach Post Staff Writer A suburban Boca Raton woman died Saturday morning after being hit by a car earlier this month, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said. Miriam ]. Link, 85, died at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. She was s truck

Woman killed in hit-and-run accident near Boca Raton

Driver who left scene found at his home, officials say By Jerome BurdiSTAFF WRITER WEST BOCA – A woman struck and killed by a car on Thursday washit with such force that it left her body partially dismembered, the PalmBeach County Sheriffs Office said. Guadalupe Corrizales, 73, who livedwest of Boca Raton, was killed about

Motorcyclist killed, deputy hurt during two-county pursuit

A motorcyclist was killed and a Pasco County deputy injured after a traffic stop turned into a two-county pursuit. According to reports, Dep. Ashley Grady stopped a Dodge Ram pick-up truck on suspicion of DUI at about 7:19 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Florestate Drive in Hudson. Deputies said the suspect,

Child struck, killed when truck backs over her

FORT MYERS, Fla. — A 4-year-old girl died after she was run over by a pickup truck being worked on outside her home. Authorities say Jalessa Gonzalez was struck about 5:12 p.m. Monday. Lee County Sheriff’s deputies say 43-year-old Damon J. Drouin was in the driver’s seat of a Chevy Silverado when his friend asked

Key Largo man dies when struck by truck

A Key Largo man was killed Thursday when his bicycle was hit from behind on County Road 905 on North Key Largo. Gil Grove, 57, was riding south along the two-lane road to the Ocean Reef Club when he was struck from behind by a pickup truck, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The 11:30

Orlando Boy Struck, Killed While Riding Scooter

Boy, 7, Struck And Killed While Riding Scooter An Orlando boy was struck and killed by a car while riding his scooter in an apartment complex parking lot. Police said 7-year-old Alberto De Alba darted in front of a car driven by Merline Jean about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The accident happened at the Ridge Club

Fort Lauderdale truck driver killed crossing I-75 after crash

A truck driver from Fort Lauderdale died on Interstate 75 on Friday after his rig was in a crash and he tried to cross the highway on foot in the predawn darkness. Lucas Joseph Folino, 36, was driving south around 6 a.m. when his truck hit the back of another tractor-trailer and jackknifed into the

Ruskin coupled killed in two-vehicle crash

RUSKIN – A Ruskin couple was killed late Friday in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of US Highway 41 and Cockroach Bay Rd. Clarence W. Bassett Jr., 82, and Sallie Bassett, 70, were pronounced dead at the scene just after 11pm. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report Bassett Jr. was driving east on

Truck hits riding mower, killing one and injuring another

A 45-year-old Hernando, Fla. man crossing a Citrus County highway on a riding lawn mower Friday night died after he was hit by a pickup truck. His passenger was injured. The riding mower’s driver, Rex Siglin, 45, was attempting to cross State Road 200 from the west shoulder down East Brave Lane in Citrus County,

Motorcyclist killed in crash

TAMPA –A 25–year–old man was killed when he wrecked a motorcycle early Thursday morning. The man, whose name has not been released, was traveling north at high speed on Nebraska Avenue about 2 a.m., according to the Tampa Police Department. At East Yukon Street, he crashed into the back of a pickup, authorities said. Emergency