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bicycle-bicycling-bike-1059291-300x199Nicole Vanderweit of Broward County, Florida was reportedly “distracted” when she crashed into a group of cyclists in Davie, killing two and injuring four.

According to news sources, the car crash occurred at around 8:30 a.m. on November 23 in the eastbound lanes of State Road 84, east of SW 148th Avenue in Davie.

The cyclists were members of a group called Cycling Family Broward. They regularly ride in the Davie area on weekends, although in much larger numbers. That Sunday’s ride began at 7:30 a.m. in Pembroke Pines and was to last for three hours, sources say.

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auto-automobile-blur-300x225Anthony Horsford of Lake Worth, Florida was arrested on Monday morning for his alleged involvement in a fatal hit-and-run crash.

Horsford, 62, is charged with failing to stop at a crash involving serious injury and failing to stop at the site of a fatal crash. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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automobile-automotive-autumn-228094-300x200Leon Morton of Miami, Florida was arrested on October 15 for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash that injured an unidentified pedestrian.

Morton, 72, is charged with leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injuries. He bail was set at $100,000 during bond court on Tuesday. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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blur-car-driving-300x195Maydelis Pulido of Hialeah, Florida was arrested on October 11 for allegedly hitting an elderly man and leaving the scene without stopping to administer aid or call for help. The elderly man, who has been identified as 79-year-old Orlando Quiala of Miami Beach, died at a nearby hospital.

Pulido, 23, is currently charged with one count of leaving the scene of a crash involving a death. She is being held on $10,000 bond at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. More charges are expected to be filed. The press did not name an attorney for Pulido.

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Police officer Ambar Pacheco of North Miami Beach was arrested on July 25 for allegedly kicking an expectant mother in the stomach. The pregnant woman was identified as Evoni Murray; she went into premature labor and was rushed to Mt. Sinai hospital.

Pacheco, 26, is charged with aggravated battery on a pregnant woman. News sources did not say if she has hired an attorney.

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