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Driver in Fatal Crash had History of Traffic Tickets

Any fatal car crash is tragic, but a fatal accident last week in Miami took the life of a 17-year-old and the driver had a well-documented history of careless driving. Seven teens from the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) took a field trip to the Everglades. After the trip, the teens got into an SUV driven by a DJJ…
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Using a Cell Phone while Driving Equivalent to Driving Drunk

Drivers have busy lives, stressful jobs, children in the car, and paying attention to the road can become secondary. Despite many states passing laws limiting or banning certain activities while driving, 20 percent of injury crashes in 2009 involved reports of distracted driving, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). According to the United States Government’s Website for…
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Robbed of Life Before it Began

One of the three victims was an unborn baby. A driver traveling the wrong way down I-75 in Miami killed himself, a pregnant woman and her unborn child. The early morning car crash happened last month, as reported at wsvn.com. According to investigators, a Honda was driving at a high speed in the wrong direction on I-75. The Honda collided…
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Florida Deputy Awaits Possible Termination for Causing Fatal Car Accident

An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy may lose her job for her role in a deadly car crash last August that killed a 91-year-old Orlando man. According to myfoxorlando.com, the department served the deputy with a Notice of Intent to Discipline by termination of employment last month. The deputy requested an administrative appeal and is currently performing non-law enforcement duties pending…
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Pensacola Man Dies in Three-Vehicle Accident

A 46-year-old Pensacola man lost his life last week in a three-vehicle car crash on Gulf Beach Highway. The victim was driving his 1972 Volkswagen Beetle around 1 p.m. on Gulf Beach Highway when a Ford pickup truck and a minivan were traveling in the opposite direction. The victim crossed the centerline and collided with the pickup, according to the…
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Two Florida Teens Killed in Two-Vehicle Car Crash

Two Florida teenagers lost their lives last week in a tragic car accident in Immokalee. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), a 17-year-old male was driving a 2004 Hyundai Elantra on Westclox Street at about 5:00 a.m. He attempted to pass a 2010 Dodge Charger driven by a 22-year-old female with a 17-year-old female in the passenger seat. The…
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