Category: Florida Highway Patrol

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

Motorcyclist killed, deputy hurt during two-county pursuit

A motorcyclist was killed and a Pasco County deputy injured after a traffic stop turned into a two-county pursuit. According to reports, Dep. Ashley Grady stopped a Dodge Ram pick-up truck on suspicion of DUI at about 7:19 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of U.S. 19 and Florestate Drive in Hudson. Deputies said the suspect,

Wreck lands baby, woman in hospital

Wreck lands baby,woman in hospitalA Putnam County woman anda baby were hospitalized withinjuries Tuesday night after anaccident north of State Road100, according to a FloridaHighway Patrol news release.Taken to Shands at theUniversity of Florida in criticalcondition was Megan MichaelaMackie, 22, of 104 HomesteadRoad, as was a baby in seriouscondition. The baby’s namewas not released. The

1 dead in Yellow River Bridge wreck

1 dead in Yellow River Bridge wreckBy Bill Gamblin news@srpressgazette.comState Road 87 was closed for severalhours Friday while authorities investigateda fatality at the Yellow RiverBridge.According to a Florida Highway Patrolpress release, Lamar Archie, 26,of Navarre, was pronounced dead by alifeguard paramedic at the scene of the6:15 a.m. traffic accident April 8 on theYellow River Bridge.The

Three Oaks Middle teacher injured in Alico Road crash

LEE COUNTY — A Lee County teacher was severely injured Monday morning in an early morning crash near the intersection of Alico Road and Ben Hill Griffin Parkway. Lee County School District spokesman Joe Donzelli said the driver injured in one of the vehicles was William “Skip” Perry, band director at Three Oaks Middle School.