West Palm Beach man dead after fatal crash

Brian Newcomer of West Palm Beach was killed early Saturday morning at 4:30am after being struck by Jeffrey Kreiling, of Ft. Lauderdale, on State Road 9. According to police, Newcomer’s vehicle was stopped facing southbound on Road 9 when Kreiling struck his vehicle after rounding a bend in the road.  Newcomer was killed on impact, and his passenger, Jessica A. Janik of New …

Man dies in crash in Lauderhill

Willem Nord, 30, of Lauderhill, was killed early Monday morning after his vehicle crashed into a concrete pole at the corner of Northwest 44 Street and Rock Island Road. Nord was driving a 2006 Silver Nissan headed south on Rock Island Road, and witnesses reported his driving was unstable at 1:50am Monday. He lost control of his vehicle which skid …

Woman indicted on charges from fatal dog attack

Deanna Blitch, 51, was indicted on charges including attack by a dangerous dog and lying to deputies regarding the mauling from a fatal dog attack on June 10 near Hawthorne that killed 74 year old Roy McSweeney. William Braxton Blitch, 26, son of Deanna, was also indicted on charges of resisting an officer without violence and providing false information to …

Police officers injured after car chase

George Owen, of the 12000 block of Southwest 265th Terrace in Miami, reported a home invasion early Monday that led to a car chase that injured two officers. Police reported that three intruders came into Owens’ home, tied him up, and covered his eyes with clothing.  Owens stated that the three intruders let three others into the house and stole a …

Paola woman collides with boy on bicycle

On Oct 28, Margaret A. Ball, 41, of Paola, drove her 2009 Saturn Vue on Hospital Drive and hit a boy on his bicycle while making a turn. The incident occurred at the intersection of Baptiste and Hospital Drives.  Ball was making a turn from Hospital onto Baptiste.  She stated that she came to a full stop, looked for oncoming traffic, …

10 injured in Tri-Rail train collision in Broward County

A northbound Tri-Rail commuter train hit a car just before 7pm Sunday night. The crash resulted in minor injuries for 10 passengers inside.  According to Cody Schisler of Boynton Beach, the collision “bumped the train a little bit.” Bonnie Arnold, spokeswoman for Tri-Rail, stated that passengers left the train and walked a quarter of a mile to Commercial Boulevard where they …

Pedestrian killed on West Broward Blvd

On Wednesday, a man died at Broward General Medical Center after being hit by a car while walking on West Broward Blvd.  Detective Travis Mandell stated that police have not identified the victim and haven’t reached relatives. The man was hit by a pickup truck and the driver remained at the scene.  According to Mandell, “He was cooperative with the investigation …

Baby floats to surface of lake after car accident

On Tuesday, a couple was involved in a car accident after the car fell into a South Florida lake after they got into an argument, and their 3-year-old daughter, Sariyah Michel, floated to the surface. Deputy Cazi Navarro was one officer at the scene who rescued the little girl along with her mother, Catherine Copeland. Sandro Michel, Sariyah’s father, drowned in …