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  • Man driving golf cart dies in Sumter County crash

    Man driving golf cart dies in Sumter County crash
    An 85-year-old Lady Lake man driving a golf cart was killed in a crash in Sumter County this morning, the Florida Highway Patrol reported. Francis Hughes, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was southbound on Morse Boulevard around 9:30 a.m. He attempted...
  • Clermont man killed in hit and run described as 'full of life'

    Clermont man killed in hit and run described as 'full of life'
    The uncle of the 22-year-old Clermont man killed in a hit and run last week wants his nephew to be remembered as energetic, easygoing and "full of life." "He lit up the room," said Ken West, the uncle of Johnny Christian Figueroa. "He was a fun-loving...
  • Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says

    Teens in fatal crash were on secret road trip to help friend, mom says
    After Coral Springs High School bandmates Steven Hoyos and Steven Komec decided to make a weekend road trip to Illinois to pick up a troubled friend, they knew their parents would not approve. So they made up a story. "They said they were going to the...
  • FHP: N.Y. woman charged with DUI manslaughter after fatal crash

    FHP: N.Y. woman charged with DUI manslaughter after fatal crash
    An Orlando man was killed Sunday night when a woman driving a BMW hit the back of his Toyota, causing him to slam into a concrete wall on Winter Garden Vineland Road near Lake Buena Vista, state troopers said. Authorities said the woman, later...
  • Traffic: Winter Garden Vineland Road reopened after fatal crash

    Traffic: Winter Garden Vineland Road reopened after fatal crash
    Troopers have reopened Winter Garden Vineland Road after a fatal crash at Vista Oaks Court near Lake Buena Vista this morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The street had been closed since the crash happened about 11:40 p.m. on Sunday,...
  • Bicyclist, 31, killed in Volusia County crash

    Bicyclist, 31, killed in Volusia County crash
    A 31-year-old Port Orange man was killed Friday night when he was hit by a vehicle, according to Florida Highway Patrol. Jonathan Hines was on his bicycle crossing U.S. 1 on Harbor Road around 10 p.m. when he traveled into the path of a Jeep Liberty,...
  • Lawsuits by drivers ticketed for flashing headlights produce change, no money

    Lawsuits by drivers ticketed for flashing headlights produce change, no money
    A father-and-son team of Oviedo lawyers set out in 2011 to stop cops from ticketing drivers who flash their headlights to warn oncoming drivers of a speed trap. They got the law changed but lost a pair of lawsuits designed to force law-enforcement...
  • FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run

    FHP: Man dies after struck by 3 vehicles in hit-and-run
    The man killed in a hit-and-run crash by three vehicles who all fled from the scene Tuesday night has been identified and the search continues for two of the drivers, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Carlos Tuberquia Perez, 57, of Orlando was crossing...
  • Hard-working dad killed in 3-vehicle hit-and-run crash

    Hard-working dad killed in 3-vehicle hit-and-run crash
    As a traveling cook, Carlos Tuberquia Perez had been away for a few days on a job in Melbourne and he was supposed to come home Tuesday night. He called his sister to say he had just one more bus to catch. But Angela Tuberquia's next call was from law...
  • Troopers identify wrong-way driver in St. Cloud fatal crash

    Troopers identify wrong-way driver in St. Cloud fatal crash
    Officials have identified the 74-year-old wrong-way driver killed in a head-on collision that injured three others in a three-vehicle crash Wednesday morning in St. Cloud. Bruce Baxter was driving eastbound on the westbound lane of U.S. Highway 192 at...
  • Emotional talk at zero tolerance DUI event

    Emotional talk at zero tolerance DUI event
    George Morreale was killed on his bicycle on Yamato Road, and his widow Lois had something important to say. "On April 6 my husband went for a bike ride and never came home," she said at the Dori Slosberg Foundation 's annual DUI 0 Tolerance luncheon...