Month: May 2011

Dies when struck, dragged by car

BCHS senior was in group drawn by fightA Baker County High School senior is dead and a Macclenny man is in jail without bond following a fatal confrontation in a west city neighborhood the evening of April 11th. Michael Washington, 19, is charged with running down Rasbard Belford, 18, with hiscar following a fight at

Auburndale Man Killed in Crashon State Road 60

A 26-year-old Auburndaleman died in a head-oncrash on State Road 60east of Lake Wales lateSaturday, the ‘Polk CountySheriff’s Office said.Phillip Craig Durden, of209 Ariana Ave_, the driverof a 2002 Ford F-150 thatwas pulling a ·trailer, waskilled, deputies reported.About 10:30 p.m, Durdenwas traveling east in thewestbound lanes ofS.R. 60 west of Capps Road,sheriff’s spokeswomanDonna Wood said.

Man arrested, woman hospitalized after rollover crash

A rollover crash in Floral City put a woman in the hospital and a man behind bars on DUI charges. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Steven M. Dickson, 62, was driving east on County Road 48 near Istachatta Road shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday when an animal darted into the road. Troopers said Dickson

Dangerous Hernando Co. curve to become safer

Busted up fence posts and a roadside memorial are just a few indications that something bad happened along a Hernando County road. In the past few months two people were killed after they lost control of their cars along a curve on Mondon Hill Road near Bertram Road. Fred Munao lives nearby and remembers the

Severe weather causes fatal accident

A 48-year-old woman died from her injuries after a car accident that occurred on SR 62 East of Duette Road Saturday afternoon. According to the report, the driver of the truck, Luis Paulin-Hernandez, 51, lost control while traveling eastbound on SR 62 because of the inclement weather. Officials say the truck spun and overturned into