Category: wrongful death

“Woman killed in wreck during commute”

A 27-year-old Daytona Beach woman killed in a head-on crash in Marion County last week had just moved to the area six weeks ago, family friend Ron Sayyah said Monday.Elizabeth Rose Hart was pronounced dead at the scene on Wednesday after the Dodge Caliber she was driving collided head-on with a pickup driven by Michael

“Three die in crash in Suwannee County”

Three people were killed, including one from Lake City, in a two-car crash in Suwannee County Friday morning, reported the Florida Highway Patrol.Killed were Oedis Walter Blanks, 69, of Lake City; Dorothy Lee Sherman, 53, of Harris Township, Mich.; and a passenger in her car whose identity was not available but was also from Harris

“Pedestrian killed in motorcycle crash ID’d”

Port Orange police have identified a man killed by a motorcycle as he crossed Ridgewood Avenue during Bike Week.George F. Searles, 51, of Port Orange, died about 10 p.m. March 10 when a southbound motorcyclist hit him at Ridgewood’s intersection with Niver Street, in front of a Dollar General store.Port Orange Assistant Police Chief Wayne

“Bradenton man dies in S.R. 70 crash”

A 56-year-old Bradenton man died in a traffic accident Wednesday night. According to the Florida Highway Patrol: At about 8:10 p.m., Frank James Constantino was eastbound on State Road 70. Neil Ordway, 81, of Sarasota, turned left onto S.R. 70 from 1st Street. Ordway’s sport utility vehicle collided with Constantino’s vehicle.Constantino died at the scene.Charges

“Motorcyclist dies in crash with car”

A motorcyclist trying to pass a car as it turned off Bee Ridge Road was thrown from the bike and died from the impact Saturday, the Florida Highway Patrol said.Christopher L. Farr, 26, of Sarasota was killed in the accident, which occurred shortly before noon on Saturday.Both Farr and Sarasota resident Maria Wieters, 25, were

“Pedestrian killed in Tampa traffic crash on Kennedy Blvd.”

TAMPA —A pedestrian has died following a traffic accident in Tampa.The accident happened at Kennedy Boulevard and Tampania Street shortly after 9 p.m.The victim, identified only as a man in his 60s, sustained massive head trauma and was transported to Tampa General Hospital, where he later died.This is what police say happened:The man was attempting

“Loxahatchee man killed while driving wrong way in Royal Palm Beach”

ROYAL PALM BEACH — A Loxahatchee man was killed early today when he was driving in the wrong direction on Royal Palm Beach Boulevard and crashed into another car.Andrew Frank, 26, was driving northbound in the street’s southbound lane at about 2:30 a.m., the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.Frank’s car

“ATV rider killed after collision with cable across roadway in Pahokee”

PAHOKEE — A 24-year-old man riding an all-terrain vehicle died Friday evening after colliding a with a wire cable line that blocked off part of a dirt road, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.Jervenski Javon Parker, of Pahokee, was riding northward on a dirt road south of Rim Canal and Section 20 roads at about

“Two motorcyclists injured in fatal crash identified”

Police on Thursday identified two motorcyclists who were injured in an accident that killed a man late Tuesday night. Robert Moore, 38, and Nicole Moore, 41, both of Holiday, were airlifted to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg after the accident that happened around 11:15 p.m. on U.S. 19 near Tookes Road. On Thursday evening,

“Bicyclist struck, killed on Alt. U.S. 19 in Palm Harbor”

PALM HARBOR — A retired schoolteacher and father of three from Ontario was struck by an SUV and killed Wednesday night while riding his bike on Alt. U.S. 19.His death marks at least the 16th bicycle fatality involving vehicles in Pinellas, Pasco and Hillsborough counties since July.Michael J. McGowan, 62, and his wife were headed