Category: fatal accident

Motorcyclist killed was Lehigh man

FORT MYERSFort Myers police have identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash Sunday morning as Rafael Vaca Vazquez, 25, of Lehigh Acres.The crash occurred at 1:32 a.m. at the intersection of Jackson Street and Dora Street Police said VacaVazquez was not wearing a helmet when he was thrown from the motorcycle.No other vehicles are

Crash fatal to driver hit leaving Walmart

ORANGE COUNTY A driver leaving a Walmart was hit by a sport-utility vehicle early Thursday and died at a hospital, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Marie Pierre Canel 26, of Orlando, was turning left to leave the store at 8990 Turkey Lake Road and drove her 2001 Pontiac Sunfire into the path ofa 2002 Chevrolet

3 dead in head-on crash of truck, car

ORANGE COUNTYThree men died early Friday when a 1989 Chevrolet pickup truck crashed head-on into a 2001 Toyota Corolla on Orange Blossom Trail in Apopka. The man driving the wrong-way truck just before 1 a.m. was dead at the scene near Sprint Boulevard. As of Friday night the Florida Highway Patrol had not been able

Bus backs over, kills 20-year-old

PLANT CITYBus backs over, kills 20-year-oldA woman was killed Wednesday after being struck by a school bus about to start its route, police said. The Hillsborough County School District bus was being backed out of a field in the 600 block of E Cherry Street at about 5:30 a.m. when it hit 20-year-old Isabel Martinez,

Police: Car runs red light, kills man

VOLUSIA COUNTYPolice: Car runs red light, kills manA 56-year-old Port Orange motorcyclist was killed Sunday when a car ran a stoplight nearDaytona Beach and drove into his path, the Florida Highway Patrol said. William LeeHughes was northbound on Tomoka Farms Road about 3:35p.m. when a 2007 Chevroletdriven by Lakecia Harris, 31, of DeLand, ran the