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  • FHP: Driver hits Leesburg man who scolded him for speeding

    FHP: Driver hits Leesburg man who scolded him for speeding
    A Leesburg pickup truck driver arrested on charges of hit-and-run this weekend for allegedly plowing into a man taking out the trash told authorities he thought he'd only struck a garbage can, according to an arrest affidavit. Shortly before being hit...
  • Motorcyclist killed in accident on Colonial Drive near Semoran

    Motorcyclist killed in accident on Colonial Drive near Semoran
    A motorcyclist was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The accident occurred around 4 p.m. on East Colonial Drive near Semoran Boulevard and involved a motorcycle and a van. The motorcyclist, an adult male,...
  • Fatal crashes often have common denominator: Unbelted occupants

    Fatal crashes often have common denominator: Unbelted occupants
    Two Central Florida teenagers died less than 48 hours apart recently in separate crashes that have one main thing in common. Neither was wearing a seat belt. It's a simple click that, if forgotten, can make a life-or-death difference in a crash,...
  • More than a half-dozen cars crash on I-95 north near Oakland Park Boulevard exit

    More than a half-dozen cars crash on I-95 north near Oakland Park Boulevard exit
    Ladders fell off the back of a truck traveling in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95, resulting in two separate crashes Wednesday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Eight or nine vehicles were involved in the crashes, FHP spokesman...
  • FHP: Woman in wheelchair was in crosswalk when hit, killed

    FHP: Woman in wheelchair was in crosswalk when hit, killed
    A 75-year-old woman killed while crossing Orange Blossom Train in a motorized wheelchair the night of June 10 was identified as Anna Jabrocka-Chmiel. Jabrocka-Chmiel was in a marked crosswalk near Holden Avenue when she was hit by an Apopka man in a...
  • Two teens killed in head-on crash in Eustis identified

    Two teens killed in head-on crash in Eustis identified
    Two teenagers who were killed Wednesday in a head-on collision on State Road 44 in Eustis were identified today by the Florida Highway Patrol as Chase Fenbers, 19, the driver, and Elizabeth Yasko, 16, his passenger. It happened just before 6 p.m. on S....
  • Friends, coaches remember Lake teens killed in head-on crash

    Friends, coaches remember Lake teens killed in head-on crash
    Kindergartners at First Academy-Leesburg got so excited when "Miss Beth" came for a visit for a daily class period that the teacher had to institute a rule: Students had to keep their seats and greet the 16-year-old student by waving — no hugs....
  • FHP: Orlando man walking on busy OBT dies after being hit by truck

    FHP: Orlando man walking on busy OBT dies after being hit by truck
    Florida Highway Patrol troopers are trying to figure out why a 21-year-old man was weaving between cars by foot at a busy Orange Blossom Trail intersection on Thursday shortly before he was struck and killed by a landscaping truck. Joel Moore is the...
  • Woman killed on Florida's Turnpike in motorcycle crash

    Woman killed on Florida's Turnpike in motorcycle crash
    A 49-year-old woman was killed Wednesday morning when the motorcycle she rode on crashed along Florida's Turnpike in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Roena Gayle McIntosh, of Islamorada, was pronounced dead at the scene where, for an...
  • FHP: Tots hurt in crash not in car seats when dad slams into vehicle

    FHP: Tots hurt in crash not in car seats when dad slams into vehicle
    Two toddlers seriously injured in a crash Friday when their father slammed into a stopped vehicle were not in car seats, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. The driver of the vehicle, 31-year-old Hozel Ready III, is facing careless driving, unsafe...
  • FHP: Shark died after tire blowout on I-95 in Volusia County

    FHP: Shark died after tire blowout on I-95 in Volusia County
    One of four sharks died Wednesday when a tire blowout damaged one of the shark tanks inside the semi-tractor trailer hauling the fish on Interstate 95, state troopers said. The driver of the semi, 64-year-old Gerald Barnhart of Georgia, was not hurt,...