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Michael-Jumpp-242x300Michael Jumpp of Fort Lauderdale, Florida turned himself in on December 31 after he reportedly caused a hit-and-run crash that severely injured 15-year-old Cedric Tipton and killed 13-year-old Zahgwe Saint Dic.

Jumpp, 19, faces charges for driving a car without a valid license, failing to stop at the scene of a crash causing serious bodily injury, and failing to stop at the scene of a crash involving death. He appeared in bond court last week and was released on $15,000 bond.

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Mexico Crash Royal Caribbean Bus12 people, including 11 cruise passengers, were killed in a bus crash in Mexico’s Yucatán region. Officials said the tour bus flipped on a two-lane highway in what is being called one of the deadliest accidents involving a cruise ship excursion. The cause of the crash is still under investigation, but authorities suspect the driver was speeding.

According to new sources, the crash occurred after 9:30 a.m. on December 19. 27 tourists bought shore excursion tickets to see the Mayan ruins at Chacchoben. The tourists were passengers aboard the Serenade of the Seas and Celebrity Equinox. Both ships are owned by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., which is based in Miami, Florida.

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ZIon-Smith-2-243x300Eight-year-old Zion Smith of Nassau, Bahamas, was reported dead on Saturday after falling from the deck of a Carnival Cruise ship docked in Port Miami, Florida.

The accident occurred at 8:15 a.m. aboard Carnival Glory, which had just returned from a week-long cruise to the Caribbean. Zion was transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center where she died, according to police.

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Jacob-Gordon-225x300Jacob Gordon of Palm Beach County, Florida was arrested on August 21 and is facing DUI manslaughter charges for his involvement in a hit-and-run accident that killed the son of a Palm Beach County police deputy.

Gordon, 21, is being charged with DUI manslaughter, leaving the scene of a crash, trespassing, and driving without a license. It is unclear if he has hired an attorney.

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Victor-Villanueva-Rivera-300x169Victor Villanueva Rivera of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run accident that caused the death of Brandon Wesson of Palm Beach Gardens.

Rivera, 48, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash resulting in death and operating a vehicle without a driver’s license causing a death. It is unclear if he is being held on bail and the press did not list an attorney for him.

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