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  • Medical examiner rules air bag killed Orlando woman

    Medical examiner rules air bag killed Orlando woman
    An explosion of shrapnel from a faulty air bag killed Orlando motorist Hien Tran last month, the Orange-Osceola Medical Examiner's Office determined Tuesday. Blunt force injuries also contributed to her death from a Sept. 29 crash in east Orlando...
  • 2 dead in head-on crash near Apopka

    2 dead in head-on crash near Apopka
    Two people are dead after a head-on collision on Clarcona Road outside Apopka Saturday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Rufus Howard, 28, of Apopka, was traveling north on Clarcona Road in his Infiniti when he attempted to pass the car in...
  • Mark's List founder killed after completing first leg of 165-mile bike ride

    Mark's List founder killed after completing first leg of 165-mile bike ride
    What should have been a celebratory end to an annual benefit bicycle ride was tinged with sadness this weekend after the death of well-known Fort Lauderdale activist Mark Haines. Mr. Haines, the founder of the gay travel and entertainment website Mark's...
  • Man killed in Broward motorcycle crash identified

    Man killed in Broward motorcycle crash identified
    The man killed Saturday afternoon when the motorcycle he was driving hit a concrete wall on State Road 84 has been identified as Juannito Aflleje Diaz of Pensacola. He was 34. Diaz was driving a 2000 Honda west on State Road 84 to the northbound ramp to...
  • Motorcyclist killed after falling off ramp in Davie

    Motorcyclist killed after falling off ramp in Davie
    A motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon in what appears to be a single-vehicle crash in Davie, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on State Road 84 toward the northbound ramp of Florida's Turnpike...
  • Port St. Lucie woman killed in Osceola County crash

    Port St. Lucie woman killed in Osceola County crash
    An 18-year-old woman is dead after she lost control of her truck and crashed into a tree in Osceola County, troopers say. The woman was identified as Sierra Rasmussen of Port St. Lucie. She crashed her 2003 Dodge pickup truck about 2:10 p.m. near the...
  • Parents learn golf carts can be dangerous as son recovers from accident

    Parents learn golf carts can be dangerous as son recovers from accident
    On Halloween night, Louis and Kristie Murdock watched TV in their Fruitland Park home while waiting for their sons to return from an evening of trick-or-treating on the family golf cart. As the clock neared 10 p.m., they considered calling the two boys,...
  • Oviedo man dies in Gilchrist County motorcycle crash

    Oviedo man dies in Gilchrist County motorcycle crash
    A 25-year-old Oviedo man died in a Gilchrist County motorcycle crash on Friday night. Adam Horgan was riding his motorcycle at Ginnie Springs Park when he missed the curve and struck a tree, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Horgan was...
  • FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus

    FHP: Driver had a seizure, crashed into Lynx bus
    An SUV driver whose license was medically revoked suffered a seizure and collided with a Lynx bus carrying about 30 people in Pine Hills Friday morning, a Florida Highway Patrol spokeswoman said. Everett Amaral, 52, of Punta Gorda, had his license...
  • Pierson woman hit, killed by Amtrak train

    Pierson woman hit, killed by Amtrak train
    Laura Ann Bennett usually went home during her lunch breaks so she could spend time with her 4-month-old daughter. Bennett, 40, was driving back just after 1 p.m. Friday to her job as a dispatcher at the Seville office of JRC Transportation, a...
  • Traffic: Fatal crash reported on Goldenrod Road

    Traffic: Fatal crash reported on Goldenrod Road
    The Florida Highway Patrol is at the scene of a traffic fatality on Goldenrod Road this afternoon, an online dispatch log shows. In an alert, Orange County Fire Rescue said the crash, at Sun Vista Way and South Goldenrod in Orange County, involves a...