Single traffic crash claims life in South Bay

SOUTH BAY — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office (PBSO) press release stated that at approximately 10:21 p.m. on Wednesday, May 29, a 2015 Dodge Charger operated by Joseph Johnson was traveling in the 46600 block of U.S. 27 in South Bay when it was involved in a fatal accident. Mr. Johnson was traveling northbound […]

Palm City Crash claims life of Indiantown man

PALM CITY — An Indiantown man died as the result of a traffic crash in Palm City on Sunday, May 19. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 5:39 a.m. a 2015 Mercedes operated by Lavar Fairfax-Byrd, 38, of Port St. Lucie, was traveling westbound on S.W. Citrus Blvd. in Palm City. […]

Belle Glade traffic crash claims life of woman

BELLE GLADE — An Argentina woman succumbed to injuries received in a May 13 traffic crash in Belle Glade. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 6:02 p.m. a 2019 Mercedes operated by Victor Sanagal, 69, of Argentina, was traveling southbound on County Road 827A, within the 36500 block, approaching […]

Belle Glade woman dies in traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A Belle Glade woman died in a traffic crash in the 35200 block of State Road 80 in Belle Glade on Thursday, May 9. A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 12:45 p.m. a 2000 Toyota Avalon operated by Camille Bedward, 38, of Belle Glade, was traveling […]

Petition calls for turn lane or traffic light on SR 710

INDIANTOWN — A fatal traffic accident on State Road 710 (aka the “Beeline Highway” or Warfield Boulevard) at the intersection of Southwest Tommy Clements Street has sparked a petition for a traffic signal and/or turning lane there. The April 30 crash, which involved a Dodge Dakota truck and two semis, claimed the life of a […]

Okeechobee man involved in fatal crash in Martin County

INDIANTOWN — A Stuart man was killed Tuesday, April 30, in a fatal accident in Indiantown. His name has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin. According to Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Coulter’s report, the accident occurred at 10:32 a.m. when a Dodge Dakota truck was struck twice by two different […]

Man killed in single-car accident

OKEECHOBEE — After failing to negotiate a curve on Lofton Road on Tuesday, April 16, 55-year-old Neal Prescott’s vehicle rolled over three times before ejecting him through the driver’s side window, said County Commissioner Bryant Culpepper, who was right behind Mr. Prescott and watched in horror as it happened. Mr. Prescott landed approximately 100 feet […]

Motorcycle rider and passenger killed

OKEECHOBEE — A motorcycle driver and his passenger were killed on Saturday, April 13 at approximately 1 p.m. when for unknown reasons, the driver lost control of the motorcycle. Christopher Biedenkapp, 43 of Northport was traveling westbound on State Road 70 when he lost control. The motorcycle traveled across the median and both eastbound lanes […]

LaBelle man dies in traffic accident

LABELLE — Liborio Sosa Martinez, 68-year-old LaBelle resident, was killed in a traffic accident on Thursday, April 4, at around 6:38 a.m. According to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol, Mr. Martinez was walking northbound when he attempted to cross West Cowboy Way, east of Dr. MLK Boulevard, and walked into the path of […]

One killed and two injured in traffic accident

OKEECHOBEE — One man was killed and two were seriously injured after a traffic accident Monday afternoon, April 2 on State Road 710 at Southeast 58th Boulevard. According to Florida Highway Patrol, 56-year-old Chet Daniel Buchanon of Boynton Beach was eastbound on State Road 710 when he reportedly lost control of his 2006 Dodge, possibly […]