Two Okeechobee residents killed in head-on collision

OKEECHOBEE — Two Okeechobee residents were killed in a head-on collision on Sunday evening on State Road 70 West. At approximately 7 p.m., 26-year-old Ty Huff was headed westbound and an 80-year-old woman, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was headed eastbound when they collided for some unknown reason. Both […]

Okeechobee man dies in crash in Glades County

GLADES COUNTY — According to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol, on Sunday, Jan. 26, at approximately 3:10 p.m., Dale Reiss, 60, of Okeechobee, was traveling east on S.R. 78, one mile east of Gun Club Drive, on his 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle. James Thomas Ruttan, 77, and passenger, Marcia Kubacki, 75, of Clinton […]

LaBelle man dies in motorcycle accident

HENDRY COUNTY — According to a press release from Florida Highway Patrol, on Saturday, Jan. 4, at approximately 11:44 a.m., Juan Vazquez Rosas, 31 of LaBelle, was traveling westbound on County Road 78 near Old North River Road on a 2018 Suzuki motorcycle. Michelle Joyce McDaniel, 61 of Henagar, AL, was traveling eastbound on County […]

Two die in head-on crash on SR 70 on Christmas Eve

HIGHLANDS COUNTY — Two people died in a head-on crash on State Road 70 in Highlands County in the early morning hours of Dec. 24, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. According to the FHP crash investigator Trooper E. Acevedo’s report, around 3:40 a.m., a 2004 Dodge Ram was traveling west in the eastbound […]

Two die in head-on crash on SR 70 in Highlands County

HIGHLANDS COUNTY – Two people died in a head-on crash on SR 70 in Highlands County in the early morning hours of Dec. 24, according to a Florida Highway Patrol report. According to the FHP crash investigator Trooper E. Acevedo’s report, around 3:40 a.m., a 2004 Dodge Ram was traveling west in the eastbound lane […]

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, […]

Glades County motorcycle crash claims two lives

GLADES COUNTY  — A two motorcycle crash in Glades County claimed two lives Saturday afternoon. According to the Florida Highway Patrol report, Steve Nunes, Jr., 26, of Saginaw, Texas was driving a 2017 Ducati motorcycle. Fabio Ramos, 29, of Cape Coral was driving a 2017 BMW motorcycle. Both motorcyclists were eastbound on Loblolly Bay Road […]

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 […]

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 […]