Month: May 2011

Woman released by police, then is killed after being hit by truck

Ormond Beach police first encountered the woman Thursday when she was foundpassed out in a bathroom. By Gary TaylorSTAFF WRITER A Port Orange woman died earlyFriday, about two hours after she walkedout of the Daytona Beach Police Department and was then hit by a pickup. Kimberly J. Staton, 36, of Port Orange was pronounced dead

Traffic crashes kill 3 in bay area; hit-run driver sought

Three people were killed in separate accidents across the Tampa Bay area early this weekend.A man died from injuries after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle in Tampa early Saturdaywhile crossing against the traffic light on 50th Street at Broadway Avenue, police said. The SUVdriver never stopped.Aaron Keith Cordes, 57, was pushing a

Graceville motorcyclist killed in Friday crash

A 59-year-old Graceville man was killed while riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle Friday night in Holmes County, just outside of Graceville ..According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) report, David Allen wasstruck while at the intersection of State 173 and State 2, west of Graceville. A2005 Ford Taurus driven by 34-year-old Kimberly Miller of Noma.

Semi-trailer hits truck on U.S. 301

Ronny Adalid Mejia Munguahad a run-in with a Mac truckSaturday evening and lived totell about it.A Florida Highway Patrolinvestigator said Mungua, 25,pulled out in front of the truck,driven by46-year-old MichaelJoseph Bennett at the intersectionof County Road 1471 andU.S. 301. Bennett swerved toavoid plowing into Mungua, butinstead hit the rear of Mungoua’s1996 GMC Jimmy.Bennett’s truck rotated

Motorcycle Crash Kills Two

Two people are deadafter the motorcycle theywere riding in crashed in Orlando.The Orlando Police Departmentsaid Miguel and Mary Luz Santiago, 35 and37, were traveling behindanother motorcycle lateFriday evening.The motorcycle in frontof them stopped for a trafficlight and they crashedbehind him.They were pronounceddead at a local hospital.Lakeland LedgerPolk CountyApril18, 2011