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  • Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says

    Body found on S.R. 408, FHP says
    A man's body was found on the side of eastbound State Road 408 near West Colonial Drive this morning, officials said. The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating. "Investigators are trying to determine cause of death and the purpose of the...
  • Delray driver pinned under vehicle in I-95 crash, fire fighters say

    A driver crashing into a stopped vehicle on Interstate-95 left three people injured in a crash that caused major traffic delays on Monday, according to a Delray Beach Fire Rescue news release. The crash happened at about 5:30 a.m. in the southbound lanes...
  • New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers

    New I-595 warning gates hit 105 times by drivers
    The signs on the Interstate 595 warning gates say: "Do Not Enter." But that hasn't stopped drivers from plowing into the gates 105 times since March 26, when the new reversible express lanes opened, state records show. The 9.5-mile stretch of...
  • Former Coopersburg resident killed in Florida crash

    Former Coopersburg resident killed in Florida crash
    A 38-year-old Florida man formerly from Coopersburg was killed Monday when a car drove into the back of his motor scooter in Wesley Chapel, according to a Florida Highway Patrol accident report. Jonathan E. Kaba of Wesley Chapel, Pasco County, was...
  • Fatal crash keeps I-95 exit ramp closed near Titusville

    Fatal crash keeps I-95 exit ramp closed near Titusville
    The exit ramp on northbound Interstate 95 and State Road 46 near Titusville in Brevard County remained closed Sunday following a deadly crash that involved three semi-trucks and at least eight cars. Work crews have to repair the ramp before it can be...
  • Motorcyclist killed on US-27 in Lake County

    Motorcyclist killed on US-27 in Lake County
    A 41-year-old motorcyclist was killed Saturday when he was struck by a wrong way vehicle that had just been in another accident, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Gladys Steinfurth, 88, was driving west on Hawthorne Boulevard approaching US-27 around...
  • Orlando semi driver crushed by steel beams in freak crash identified by FHP

    Orlando semi driver crushed by steel beams in freak crash identified by FHP
    A semi driver killed Wednesday in a freak crash near St. Cloud — he was crushed when his load shifted while yielding to a fire truck — was identified today. The 32-year-old driver, Glen Estien of Orlando, stopped his semi abruptly to yield to...
  • Road surveyor hit, killed by Orange County utility truck

    Road surveyor hit, killed by Orange County utility truck
    A road surveyor was struck and killed by an Orange County Utilities truck driver while working in an east Orange County neighborhood, officials said. The crash happened about 8:45 a.m. on Waterford Creek Boulevard and Hancock Lone Palm Road. Chad Dixon,...
  • Slow down as storms bring heavy rains this weekend

    Slow down as storms bring heavy rains this weekend
    If you commute to work on South Florida highways as I do, you likely saw multiple wrecks this morning along the wet roads. I won't soon forget a sedan that flipped over onto its roof, landing on a grassy median near Interstate 75. Its occupants had been...
  • FHP: 1 killed in Apopka-area crash

    FHP: 1 killed in Apopka-area crash
    At least one person is dead after a crash in Apopka late Wednesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The wreck happened just before 11 p.m. on Plymouth Sorrento and Joey McGuckin roads. No additional information has been released. This is a...
  • Drivers show steep learning curve on SunRail

    Drivers show steep learning curve on SunRail
    Last week a SunRail car struck and killed a person for the first time. I'm sorry to say it likely won't be the last. People — whether curious, daring or drunk — have wandered onto tracks since the earliest trains began running hundreds...