Month: April 2011

Police identify man who died in Port St. Lucie crash Monday

PORT ST. LUCIE — The motorcycle rider who died following a Monday night crash at Southwest Port St. Lucie Boulevard and Southwest Chestnut Lane has been identified as Jeffery Stone, police said Wednesday. St. Lucie County Fire District crews at 9:50 p.m. Monday were called to the reported collision involving a car and a motorcycle,

I-4 crash kills Orlando man

A 22-year-old man died in a crash on westbound Interstate 4 Sunday and one of his passengers is in serious condition. Florida Highway Patrol troopers said Ali Muhammad Chehab, of Orlando, died when his Toyota Scion flipped on I-4 south of State Road 436. Troopers said Chehab was driving on the inside lane when another

Cocoa couple killed in motorcycle crash

KISSIMMEE — A husband and wife from Cocoa died when a pickup truck turned into the path of their motorcycle on U.S. 192 in Osceola County. The Florida Highway Patrol says 55-year-old James Hudson and 56-year-old Mary Hudson died Sunday afternoon. Officials say 22-year-old Ashley Williams was driving the pickup truck, which was stopped at

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

Bicyclist critically hurt in crash on U.S. 441 near Micanopy

A bike rider from New Jersey was critically injured Monday afternoon after going through the windshield of a Honda Civic on U.S. 441. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Jayne Henry, 54, was apparently on her way back to Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park — where she had been earlier in the day — when