Police have issued a report on the arrest of a single individual believed to be connected to a deadly fire that took place within Lake County on Tuesday, July 7th. It was sometime shortly before 9:00 in the morning on the day in question when dispatchers connected to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office first received an emergency call from an individual who claimed to be suffering from a gunshot wound. The dispatcher was able to get an address from the badly injured victim and immediately numerous squad cars were on their way to the address of a home located along East Dale Street, close to the city of Leesburg.
In Cooper City, a house fire turned deadly on the afternoon of Saturday, July 11th, after events currently the subject of an investigation resulted in a blaze breaking out at a private residence. What we know so far comes from the Fire Chief with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office. This individual told reporters that the incident was first reported at close to 2:00 on the morning of the Saturday in question.
Authorities within the city of Jacksonville are still working to unearth just what happened to cause a fatal accident that took place within the city limits on Thursday, July 3rd. Regardless of the investigation’s discoveries, the incident in question is already undoubtedly one of the stranger things to have happened to motorists within Florida. While one can anticipate alligators and octogenarians on golf carts, it is less common for a tree itself to suddenly fall into the roadway.
An investigation is underway into the death of a Universal Orlando employee who was consumed by a flesh-eating bacteria over the course of several weeks towards the end of August. The individual, who is survived by his wife and two children, first noticed a problem during the middle of the month, when he began to experience flu-like symptoms. The initial response of the individual was to call a medical hotline, where they were told that they did indeed have the flu. When the symptoms didn’t subside, the individual went to the emergency room.
Officers with the Florida Highway Patrol within Orange County were among the first responders to a fatal accident that occurred between a 2007 Ford four-door and a Kawasaki dirt bike. At the time of this writing, it is not believed that any charges are pending against any of the individuals involved in the accident.
Universal Orlando Resort is currently facing a wrongful death lawsuit filed by individuals from Guatemala that claims the lack of proper signage at the resort directly led to the death of a member of their family. While much of the details pertaining to the incident itself are not clear, we do know that the incident in question happened two years ago.
Members of the Orange County Fire Rescue service responded to an incident at an industrial work site on Thursday, December 6th, that resulted in the death of one individual. Reports from the Orange County Fire Rescue service indicate that the wrongful death accident happened at some point during the morning, at the Majestic Marble and Granite, located in Orlando at 4948 South Orange Avenue.
Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol were on hand to respond to a wrongful death accident that happened earlier this week and resulted in the death of one individual who was riding an electric scooter along Orange Blossom Trail in Orlando. Reports from the Florida Highway Patrol state that the incident happened close to 9:00 on Monday Night, and that it was along a portion of Orange Blossom Trail that intersects with Americana Boulevard.
Early in September, a 6-year-old child and an 8-year-old child were spending time together in the Polk County city of Lakeland. According to a report from the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, the two children were riding around on an ATV (all-terrain vehicle) along a track covered in dirt somewhere within the city limits. It is not clear if the children were in the woods or if the track was somewhere within sight of homes. It is also not clear if either of the children’s parents were at the scene to monitor what the children were doing and ensure that they were not engaged in anything too dangerous.
Reports emerged at the beginning of September regarding a person who drowned off the coast of Fort Lauderdale after becoming separated from the tour boat with which she was diving. While much of the information regarding the incident is still under investigation, we do know that the accident involved a 21-year-old woman and that she was diving with a company called Sea Experience Inc.