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 […]

Moore Haven residents killed in auto accident

GLADES COUNTY — Two Moore Haven residents, Susan Spencer Parker (62) and David Ward (66), were fatally injured in an auto accident on Saturday, May 4, at approximately 11 a.m. According to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol, Eduardo Blanco Irons, 65, of Cypress Texas, was traveling west on U.S. 27 in a 2012 […]

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 […]

Okeechobee man and woman died in Ft. Pierce crash

FORT PIERCE — An Okeechobee man and woman died in a St. Lucie traffic crash. According to a Florida Highway Patrol press release at noon on Thursday, April 4, a 2010 Ford Ranger operated by Gary Gerber, 44, of Okeechobee, was traveling northbound on West Midway Road at the intersection of State Road 70. At […]

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 […]

Belle Glade man dies in 4-vehicular traffic crash

BELLE GLADE — A traffic crash in the 23000 block of westbound State Road 80 in Belle Glade claimed the life of a 26-year-old Belle Glade man. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office press release, 11:44 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, a 2002 Ford F-150 pickup truck operated by Miguel A. Treto, 26, […]