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WOMAN FATALLY STRUCK WHILE CROSSING BOULEVARD

PIO Number: 17-3-20                                   BSO Case Number: 90-1703-002167                                  

Date: March 15, 2017                                    Time: 8:01 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Place of Occurrence: 5500 N. Ocean Blvd., Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Victim(s): Doreen A. Scott, 63, female, 1/29/54, 5555 N. Ocean Blvd. No. 59, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea

Driver(s): Frederic D. Barnes, 64, male, Carnegie, Penn.

Description of Incident:

A woman crossing the street last night in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea was fatally struck and detectives with the Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Investigations unit are investigating the crash.

Around 8 p.m. March 15, Doreen Scott was crossing the street in the 5500 block of North Ocean Boulevard when she was hit by a Nissan Rouge that was headed south on the boulevard. The driver, Frederic Barnes, stopped following the collision and remained on scene.

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea Fire Rescue responded to the crash and transported Scott to Holy Cross Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. Barnes and his passenger didn’t report any injuries.

Excessive speed and mechanical malfunction don’t appear to be factors in the crash. The investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Investigations Det. Michael Kelliher at 954-321-4840.

 

INVESTIGATORS:                                                                                THIS REPORT BY:

Dets. M. Kelliher & R. Clifton, THI                                                          Joy Oglesby/PIO

Lauderdale-By-The-Sea                                                                         March 16, 2017 1547   

Posted At: 03/16/2017 03:48 PM

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