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  • Mattress in back of pickup flies out, carrying man to his death

    Mattress in back of pickup flies out, carrying man to his death
    An Oviedo man died Sunday after he and the mattress he was riding on in the back of a pickup truck became airborne, causing him to fall into the road. Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman Kim Montes said that 48-year-old Kenneth Connell, of Sanford, and...
  • Driver killed in three-vehicle crash on S.R. 60

    Driver killed in three-vehicle crash on S.R. 60
    A driver was killed on State Road 60 in Osceola County on Sunday in a three-vehicle crash, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The person who was killed was driving a 2013 Hyundai Sonata eastbound on SR 60 near Peavine Road at 6 p.m. That's when an...
  • Missouri couple killed after pickup crash lands on SUV on I-4

    Missouri couple killed after pickup crash lands on SUV on I-4
    A Missouri couple died after a pickup landed on their SUV on Interstate 4, causing a crash that shut down the highway for hours in Volusia County. Phil Rutkowski, 66, and Judith Rutkowski, 69, were killed, the Florida Highway Patrol said. A...
  • Autopsy shows infant in fatal 'off-roading' accident died from carbon-monoxide poisoning

    Autopsy shows infant in fatal 'off-roading' accident died from carbon-monoxide poisoning
    As a family continues to grieve the deaths of a woman and her baby in a Saturday off-roading accident, an autopsy confirmed that 5-month-old Brayson Brown died from carbon-monoxide poisoning, officials said Thursday. Results are still pending for...
  • Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in Feb. 8 crash

    A 52-year-old Fort Lauderdale man has died from injuries he sustained in a Feb. 8 motorcycle crash, a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman said Tuesday. Michael Scott Deck was traveling west on Interstate 75 on his Harley-Davidson when a silver BMW 3 Series...
  • Crash causes small fuel spill on Narcoossee Road

    Crash causes small fuel spill on Narcoossee Road
    A pickup and semi truck collided on Narcoossee Road around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, spilling about 25 gallons of fuel from the semi's trailer. The southbound lane of Narcoossee Road was blocked near the 7500 block, north of McCoy Road. One person was...
  • One dead, another injured, in Winter Garden crash

     One dead, another injured, in Winter Garden crash
    A Windermere teen is dead following a Sunday afternoon crash in Winter Garden, according to Orange County Fire Rescue and the Florida Highway Patrol. The crash took place at about 12:45 p.m. at Tiny Road near Tilden Road at the edge of Winter Garden, the...
  • Troopers charge woman with DUI manslaughter for fatal Ocoee crash

    Troopers charge woman with DUI manslaughter for fatal Ocoee crash
    After the crash, driver Erica V. Hardwick blamed her passenger — a person she said she only knew as her "brother's best friend" — for causing her to lose control of a Ford Escort, records show. But witnesses say Hardwick not only knew the...
  • Two dead after SUV rollover on I-75 in Weston

    Two dead after SUV rollover on I-75 in Weston
    Two people were killed when an SUV carrying seven people rolled over and crashed on Interstate 75 in Weston on Wednesday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The 2004 Ford SUV was traveling east on the I-75 ramp to Interstate 595 around 9:40 a.m....
  • Victim wants hit-and-run driver to 'do right thing'

    Victim wants hit-and-run driver to 'do right thing'
    Chris Cattaneo didn't know what hit him early Tuesday morning — literally. The 23-year-old construction worker was paving Interstate 4 near the Longwood rest stop when he was struck by an SUV and thrown into the air just before 2 a.m. After...
  • Law enforcement warns spring breakers not to drive drunk

    Law enforcement warns spring breakers not to drive drunk
    The Florida Highway Patrol is warning spring break visitors to stay safe while they're on vacation. The agency announced Monday it will partner with other law enforcement agencies to enforce drinking age laws and to keep impaired drivers off the roads....