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Man Walks into Car's Path

PIO Number: 17-4-19                                   BSO Case Number: 90-1704-004762                                     

Date: April 14, 2017                                       Time: 10:08 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Lighthouse Point

Place of Occurrence: 4800 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point

Pedestrian(s): Michael Boat, 44, male, 4/9/72, 3051 N.E. 11th Terrace, Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

Driver(s): Stephen Cersosimo, 51, male, Highland Beach

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a fatal collision between a car and a pedestrian that happened Friday night in Lighthouse Point.

Just after 10 p.m. April 14, a Volkswagen Jetta was headed south, in the center lane, on North Federal Highway near the 4800 block when Michael Boat walked east into the car’s path. Boat had previously been on the sidewalk on the west side of the street.

Lighthouse Fire Rescue took Boat to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead. The driver, Stephen Cersosimo, didn’t report any injuries and remained at the scene.

According to witnesses, Cersosimo was driving at or near the posted 40 mph speed limit. The crash investigation continues. Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Investigation Det. Michael Wiley at 954-321-4840.


INVESTIGATORS:                                                                                THIS REPORT BY:

Dets. M. Wiley & D. Huneke, THI                                                          Joy Oglesby/PIO

Lighthouse Point, LPFR                                                                         April 15, 2017 0945   


Posted At: 04/15/2017 09:44 AM

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