Traffic crash claims lives of Pahokee woman and infant

BELLE GLADE — A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 3:23 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, Feneck Pierre-Louis, 51, of Loxahatchee was driving a 2019 Mack Granite dump truck. The Mack was turning left from State Road 80 onto Hatton Highway. At the same time, Antoinette Johnson, 26, of Pahokee was driving […]

Clewiston woman dies in auto accident

CLEWISTON — Florida Highway Patrol has reported a fatality in a two-vehicle crash on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at approximately 8:30 p.m. According to the press release, Judy Nell Vann, 74, of Clewiston, was traveling north on Flaghole Road approaching the intersection of U.S. 27 in a 2003 Dodge Caravan. Armando Izquierdo Nistal, 60, of Hialeah, […]

Okeechobee man killed in single vehicle accident

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee resident was killed in a single vehicle accident early Monday morning on Northwest 240th Street. According to the official press release from Florida Highway Patrol, Lance Chateauneuf, 32, was traveling westbound on Northwest 240th Street shortly after midnight when the 2009 Chevy Tahoe he was driving struck a utility pole. Mr. […]

Dump truck collides with car, one killed

OKEECHOBEE — An Okeechobee resident was killed Thursday when the vehicle he was driving was hit by a dump truck on State Road 710 near Martin County. Chris Buchanan, 68, Okeechobee, was pronounced dead at the scene. His passenger, Deborah Buchanan, was transported to Lawnwood Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. The accident took place on […]

Cocoa man dies in crash on Flaghole Road

CLEWISTON — A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that at approximately 7:40 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, a 2006 Ford Escape driven by a 46-year-old man, of Cocoa, was traveling northbound on Flaghole Road, south of U.S. 27. A 2000 Ford Excursion operated by Michael Varnum, 47, of Clewiston, was traveling southbound on […]

Toddler dies from injuries sustained in collision

PAHOKEE — A Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release stated that at approximately 9:42 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 14, 17-month-old Tremain Milian was playing outside in the driveway on Amaryllis Avenue at the same time Antonio Milian was backing a 2005 Lexus EX330. Mr. Milian felt a bump and heard yelling. Mr. Milian got […]

Single vehicle traffic crash claims life

BELLE GLADE — A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 12:30 a.m., 55-year-old Angela McKenzie, of Pahokee, succumed to injuries received in a single vehicle traffic crash on Saturday, Sept. 21. Ms. McKenzie was operating a 2003 Ford F-150 pickup. She was traveling southbound on State Road 80 (North Main Street) north […]

Clewiston man seriously injured in traffic crash

HENDRY COUNTY — A Bradenton man died in a Hendry County crash Sept. 7 and a Clewiston man received serious injuries. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that at approximately 1:45 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, a 2005 Dodge Caravan operated by Larry Gerome Willis, 32, of Clewiston was traveling eastbound negotiating a curve […]

Pahokee teen dies in Lee County traffic crash

LEE COUNTY — A Pahokee teen died in a traffic crash on State Road 80 in Lee County on Tuesday. According to the Florida Highway Patrol press release, at approximately 6:11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 30, a 1999 Nissan Altima operated by Christina Darling, of Pahokee, was traveling west on State Road 80, approaching the […]

Three Moore Haven residents die in auto accident

GLADES COUNTY — On Sunday, July 21, at approximately 10:54 p.m. Charlie Lee’Quan Ford, 24, of Moore Haven, was traveling north on U.S. 27, approximately one mile north of S.R. 78, with five passengers inside his 2008 Ford F-350 pickup truck. The truck traveled off the roadway to the right, became sideways and traveled into […]