Category: wrongful death

“Woman, 27, killed in Interstate 4 crash”

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY — A 27-year-old woman was killed in an early morning crash on Interstate-4 in Hillsborough County. The accident happened at 3:28 a.m. near the 10 milepost. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a 2002 Dodge Ram, driven by 52-year-old Wayde Clayton Davis, of Lutz, going westbound on I-4 hit a 2001 PT Cruiser

“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

“PSTA bus accident leaves one person dead in St. Petersburg”

ST. PETERSBURG — A St. Petersburg man was killed and several people were seriously injured after a PSTA bus and car collided in the intersection of 37th St. N and 5th Ave. Thursday evening. Officials say the driver of a Saturn ran a red light causing the bus to swerve in an effort to not

“Man killed in collision with Publix semi”

LAKELAND — A 23-year-old man was killed and his father seriously injured in an accident early Sunday morning. Lakeland Police say Juan Carvajal, 23, of Kissimmee, was driving a 2006 Ford F150 pickup when he collided with a Publix tractor-trailer. The accident happened at 2850 New Tampa Highway about 12:30 a.m. Police say the tractor-trailer

“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

“Cyclist dies two days after being hit by van”

ST. PETERSBURG — A 48-year-old man died Saturday, two days after he was hit by a van while riding his bicycle along Gandy Boulevard in Pinellas County. Roger Soloman was pronounced dead on Saturday at Bayfront Medical Center. He had been admitted to the hospital following an accident on Thursday. Accordig to reports, Soloman and

“Pedestrian hit, killed in Lakeland”

LAKELAND — A pedestrian was hit and killed Tuesday night while crossing a Lakeland road. According to reports, Wayne Lester Hile, 54, was walking along Duff Road shortly after 7 p.m., when for unknown reasons, he left the shoulder of the road and walked into the eastbound lane of Duff Road. At the same time,

“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