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  • Homosassa man killed by his own Chevy pickup truck

    A 62-year-old man was killed by his own pickup truck as he attempted to leave his home in Citrus County, Florida Highway Patrol troopers say. According to FHP spokesman Steve Gaskins, Richard Leroy Hinde drove his '98 Chevy C1500 only about 100 feet...
  • FHP: St. Cloud man dies after crashing ATV

    FHP: St. Cloud man dies after crashing ATV
    A 39-year-old St. Cloud man died Saturday after crashing his ATV, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. According to an FHP report, Terry Meek, 39, was driving on a dirt path at Suburban Estates in the area of Holopaw Road near 8 Mile Groves Road when he...
  • Moving truck overturns on I-75 in Hernando County

    Moving truck overturns on I-75 in Hernando County
    A mattress, furniture and cardboard boxes littered the grassy shoulder of Interstate 75 in Hernando County Saturday morning after a moving truck overturned, troopers say. After the incident stripped the Penske truck bed of all but one side, cargo...
  • FHP: Woman, man killed after head-on crash ID'd

    FHP: Woman, man killed after head-on crash ID'd
    Two people died Wednesday when a wrong-way driver slammed head-on into another vehicle, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Lidiya Varvak, 54, of Orlando was driving a 2010 Ford four-door southbound on Apopka Vineland Road near Hackney Prairie Road &#...
  • Overturned camper blocks I-4 traffic for hours near Kissimmee

    Overturned camper blocks I-4 traffic for hours near Kissimmee
    A camper overturned on Interstate 4 and shut eastbound lanes near Davenport Wednesday afternoon for several hours, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Michael Burden, 34, of Newark, Del., was driving eastbound on I-4 in a Ford F-150 with a 32-foot camper...
  • FHP: Motorcyclists killed in two separate crashes

    FHP: Motorcyclists killed in two separate crashes
    Motorcyclists were killed in two separate crashes Friday in Brevard County, a spokeswoman for the Florida Highway Patrol said. Jessica Nicole Batts, 21, of Melbourne died when a car turned into her motorcycle's path on Palm Bay Road. Charles E....
  • Man dead after crashing SUV into tree in Orlando

    Man dead after crashing SUV into tree in Orlando
    A 50-year-old Orlando man died after he crashed his SUV into a tree Thursday afternoon in Orlando, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Troopers identified the man as Amos Gervil. His passenger, Kesta Gervil, 15, survived the crash. Gervil was...
  • Two seriously injured in four-vehicle crash on I-75 in Miramar

    Two seriously injured in four-vehicle crash on I-75 in Miramar
    Two people were flown to the hospital with serious injuries after a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 75 in Miramar, a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said. Troopers were dispatched at 6:31 p.m. to the accident in the southbound lanes of I-75 just...
  • Friends mourn mom, 3 teens killed in U.S. 27 crash

    Friends mourn mom, 3 teens killed in U.S. 27 crash
    Carolina Ortiz and her three teens survived a fire that severely burned her and destroyed their home. Just six months later, that tragedy was overshadowed by another catastrophe. This time it was fatal. Ortiz, 39, and her three teenage children,...
  • Florida Highway Patrol on the lookout for aggressive drivers this month

    Florida Highway Patrol on the lookout for aggressive drivers this month
    If you drive South Florida highways every day, chances are you'll witness a driver who prompts you to inhale sharply, unexpectedly apply the brakes or change lanes to avoid a crash and utter some choice words. The Florida Highway Patrol says it's in the...
  • Slain officers to be honored in 260-mile bike ride

    Next month hundreds of law enforcement officers from across the state will mount their bicycles and ride in honor of the six Florida officers to die in the line of duty last year. Among those honored in the 18th annual Florida Tour de Force will be...