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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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Adrian-Perez-237x300Adrian Perez of Davie, Florida was arrested on August 11 for his alleged involvement in a July hit-and-run accident that severely injured cyclist Michelle Holguin.

Perez, 21, turned himself in on Friday night and faces charges for leaving the scene of an accident resulting in injury and tampering with or fabricating evidence. He remains in police custody and will be placed on house arrest if he manages to post bail. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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Diane-Power-and-Thomas-Power-300x225Diane Power and her son Thomas Power were struck and critically injured by a car on Monday while at a Bank of America ATM on Congress Avenue and Hypoluxo Road in Boynton Beach, Florida.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Louise Szakacs by Boynton Beach Police. Szakacs, 81, was reportedly pulling her Toyota Camry into a parking space in front of the bank when she lost control of the vehicle and sped over the cement parking stop.

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David-Paul-Blum-217x300David Paul Blum of Boynton Beach, Florida was arrested on July 21 for allegedly leaving the scene of a crash that severely injured Florida Atlantic University (FAU) student Mitchell Johnson Reidy of Naples.

Blum, 51, faces charges for leaving the scene of a crash involving serious injury. He was booked into Palm Beach County Jail and was released the following the day on $30,000 bond. The press did not list an attorney for him.

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Dean-International-Flight-School-300x225Dean International Flight School in Miami, Florida has been linked to another plane crash in less than two weeks. The crash involved a Cessna 172 airplane carrying a flight instructor and a student; they were forced to crash-land in Key Biscayne after the craft’s engine reportedly lost power last Thursday night. Both men survived the crash with minor injuries.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) spokeswoman Katheleen Bergen told the press that the aircraft had taken off from Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach and was flying to Miami Executive Airport before it was forced to land. Bergen said the FAA is investigating the crash.

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