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  • Bicyclist injured after being struck by vehicle in Sanford

    Bicyclist injured after being struck by vehicle in Sanford
    A 37-year Sanford woman was taken to the hospital after she was hit by a vehicle while walking a bicycle along 17-92 in Sanford on Thursday, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Christine Borzok was listed in critical condition. Troopers said she...
  • Man changing tire killed by hit and run vehicle near St. Cloud

    Man changing tire killed by hit and run vehicle near St. Cloud
    A 57-year-old Palm Bay man changing his tire on westbound U.S.-192 was killed Thursday night when he was struck by a vehicle near St. Cloud, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The vehicle then fled the scene, said Sgt. Kim Montes, spokeswoman for...
  • FHP: Man mowing grass on S.R. 528 median killed in crash

    FHP: Man mowing grass on S.R. 528 median killed in crash
    A man mowing grass on the median of State Road 528 was killed after a driver lost control of her car and hit him Thursday, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Jose Morales Caraballo, 46, of Orlando, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash....
  • Boca man killed in 3-vehicle rollover crash; relatives of victims speak out

    Boca man killed in 3-vehicle rollover crash; relatives of victims speak out
    A fiery three-vehicle crash that shut down Interstate 95 for hours left a Boca Raton man dead and eight people injured, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Peter Olivier, 20, of Boca Raton, a passenger in one of the vehicles, was pronounced dead at...
  • Drivers decry longer Miami-Broward commute, blame I-95 express lane closures

    Drivers decry longer Miami-Broward commute, blame I-95 express lane closures
    The evening trip home from downtown Miami to Broward County has more than doubled for some commuters lately, from 40 minutes to as much as 2 hours for those in the northern and western suburbs. They blame the extra time on a new initiative aimed at...
  • FHP: Wrong-way driver had beers at party before fatal crash on S.R. 50

    FHP: Wrong-way driver had beers at party before fatal crash on S.R. 50
    A year ago, an Orlando man heading the wrong way on State Road 50 smashed head-on into another vehicle in Brevard County. Howard Harrigan III, 31, died about an hour after crashing his Chevrolet Z28 into a Mitsubishi Galant operated by Michelle Lee...
  • Traffic: SR 429 north at Ocoee Apopka Road reopens after crash

    Traffic: SR 429 north at Ocoee Apopka Road reopens after crash
    All northbound lanes of State Road 429 have reopened after being blocked by an overturned dump truck at the Ocoee Apopka Road exit in Apopka, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. FHP Sgt. Kim Montes said the dump truck hit a BMW and spilled dirt...
  • Man's body, pickup pulled from pond in Heathrow, FHP reports

    Man's body, pickup pulled from pond in Heathrow, FHP reports
    The body of a 47-year-old Orlando man was pulled from his submerged pickup truck Tuesday after divers hauled it from a retention pond near Lake Mary and the national headquarters of AAA. "Right now we don't suspect anything criminal," said Sgt. Kim...
  • Uber ride service driver, passenger OK after rollover crash near airport

    Uber ride service driver, passenger OK after rollover crash near airport
    An Uber ride service driver and his passenger avoided serious injuries after the driver's Lincoln Navigator SUV rolled onto its roof while traveling to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Tuesday, authorities said. "He was traveling on...
  • Driver who injured trooper gets 5-year prison term

    Driver who injured trooper gets 5-year prison term
    A man who critically injured a Florida Highway Patrol trooper in a car wreck two years ago was sentenced Tuesday to five years and seven months in prison. Derek Adam Nelson, 36, who pleaded guilty to multiple related drunk driving counts in February,...
  • Traffic: SB lanes of Florida's Turnpike shut down after motorcycle crash

    Traffic: SB lanes of Florida's Turnpike shut down after motorcycle crash
    The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike just beyond State Road 50 are closed after a crash involving a motorcycle, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The crash was reported in the Clermont area just before 10 a.m. Troopers are describing it as a...