An 18-year-old Tampa woman died on April 17th when her car crashed off Henderson Road. She was driving north on the road when she veered off, hit a sign, and then hit a tree. No other cars were involved in the accident.
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Police in Hollywood, Florida, say they found the body of 30-year-old Jason Swanson in the street. The motorcycle was engulfed in flames at the middle of South 56th Avenue just north of Washington Street on March 31. Officers tried to render aid and put out the flames but were unable to. The flames were only extinguished when Hollywood Fire Rescue arrived. Swanson was pronounced dead at the scene.
Despite the best efforts of several concerned citizens, a 42-year Orlando businessman died in a drunk driving accident. The accident took place in 2013, but the woman who caused the accident was only charged April 14th of this year.
In April, Bill Jefferson, the former commander of the Cape Coral Sail and Power Squadron, wrote an editorial for News-Press detailing boating accidents in Florida. He said that Florida has more boating accidents than any other state in the U.S., and also more fatal boating accidents.
Lorenzo Smith was at home last Friday, when he says he heard his neighboring screaming. When he went to investigating he found his neighbor, 82-year-old Nigel Bailey trying to protect his two small dogs from a pit bull attack. Mr. Bailey was out walking his dogs when the pit bull ran up and attacked. Smith ran into his house and grabbed a shot gun, returned outside and fatally shot the dog.
The driver of a Cadillac SUV involved in Friday crash into a dry cleaner’s store has been identified. The driver is listed as John Powell Jr., of Fort Lauderdale. Powell is 85 years old. It is unclear at this time if the incident is related to a medical condition Mr. Powell may have had. Powell was ticketed for failure to use due care while operating a vehicle.