Category: wrongful death

“One dead after motorcyclists collide on U.S. 19”

TARPON SPRINGS — If you ask anyone in the local cadre of motorcyclists in New Port Richey, they’d tell you James Perrini was one of their brothers.“He’d take the shirt off his back if you needed it,” said friend and colleague Andrew Mackay.Perrini, owner of Chickies Pub and a member of the Suncoast Brotherhood Biker

“Man hit at antique car show ID’d”

ENGLEWOOD — The man who was hit on an Englewood sidewalk Sunday and killed by a 1965 Cobra as he watched cars at an antique car show has been identified as Gerald A. Neumann.A German citizen who rode around town on a yellow Peugeot bicycle, Neumann was a vital man of 79 who followed a

“Lakeland Man, 75, Killed in Crash; Two Others Are Injured”

LAKELAND One man was killed and two others were seriously injured in a two-car crash at U.S. 98 and West Socrum Loop Road on Monday morning. William T. Snow, 75, of Lakeland, died at Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a result of injuries. His wife, Elaine S. Snow, 75, was seriously injured. So was William

“Florida woman charged with hitting triplets with Jeep, killing one”

HUDSON, FLA. — A Tampa Bay-area woman who authorities say hit a group of young girls with her Jeep — killing one — faces several charges.The Florida Highway Patrol arrested 39-year-old Betty-Jo Tagerson on Friday and charged her with vehicular homicide, reckless driving and driving involving property damage.Authorities say Tagerson was upset after an argument

“South Bay man, 31, killed in possible hit-and-run in Belle Glade”

BELLE GLADE — A 31-year-old pedestrian from South Bay was killed along State Road 715 sometime this morning in an apparent hit-and-run.According to a Florida Highway Patrol Report, George Jermaine Dyous was found in a grass ditch on the side of the road early this morning. Investigators believe Dyous was walking either on the road

“Four teens die in crash in Sarasota”

SARASOTA (AP) — Authorities in Sarasota say four teens have died in a car accident.The Florida Highway Patrol says the SUV they were riding slammed into a wall after the driver lost control on Sunday around 5:25 a.m. FHP says alcohol was not a factor in the crash.The vicitims have been identified as 19-year-old Sean

Pedestrian killed along SR 715

A 31•yearold pedestrian from South Bay was killed along State Road 715 sometime Sunday morning. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report. George Jermaine Dyous was found in a grass ditch on the side of the road early Sunday. Investigators believe he was walking on the roadside when a Chevy Blazer hit him. The driver

“1 dead, 1 hurt after lift falls”

TAMPA—A maintenance worker was killed and another was injured early Friday after an automated lift machine fell 20 feet onto them at a Tampa warehouse, officials said. The machine was undergoing maintenance when it fell at about 1 a.m. at the Pepsi bottling ware-house, 11315 N. 30th St., according to Tampa Fire Rescue. Inside the

“Victim ID’d in fatal Duhme Road crash”

PINELLAS COUNTY — A Saturday morning crash near Duhme Road and 54th Avenue North killed a 26-year-old St. Petersburg man. The Florida Highway Patrol said Lindsey Hudson was headed south on Duhme Road in a 4-door 1999 Mercury. The FHP said his Mercury turned into the path of a 1998 Chrysler convertible. Hudson died at