Month: March 2011

“Motorcyclist dies after crashing into dog”

OCALA, Fla. (AP) – A man who fell off his motorcycle last month after hitting a dog in north Florida has died. Florida Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Robert J. Lendman died Saturday at a Gainesville hospital. FHP says Lendman was riding his 2006 Harley-Davidson on a county road near Ocala Feb. 15 when he

“Construction worker hit, killed by traffic roller while working on Turnpike”

A construction worker died on Florida’s Turnpike Thursday after he was struck by a traffic roller, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. It happened shortly after 3:15 p.m. on the right shoulder of the northbound lanes just north of Oakland Park Boulevard, FHP said. Construction workers were in the area as part of the project

“Deadly Alligator Alley Crash”

WESTERN BROWARD (CBS4) – One person was killed, two others injured in a pre-dawn accident on Alligator Alley. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky said the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-75 near Mile Marker 31. Nineteen year old Bartley Gorman, who was driving a red Dodge pick up

“Trucks collide; driver critically hurt”

A fiery collision of two trucks on Florida’s Turnpike early Wednesday left one of the drivers in critical condition with third-degree burns over at least 50 percent of his body.Marquis Adams, 28, of Miami Gardens was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach and later transferred to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s burn unit

“One injured in motorcycle wreck”

CRESTVIEW — A Crestview man was flown to Baptist Hospital in serious condition after being ejected from his motorcycle.The wreck happened today shortly after 4 p.m., according to a report from the Florida Highway Patrol.John C. Williams, 67, was driving his Honda motorcycle west on James Lee Boulevard in the outside lane.Crestview resident Vickie L.