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MAN DIES IN SINGLE-VEHICLE, ROLLOVER CRASH

BSO Case Number: 090-1310-000633  
PIO Number:  13-10-5      
Date:  10/4/13        
Time:  10:30 p.m.  
Place of Occurrence:   7000 US 27, Southwest Ranches  
Jurisdiction:  Southwest Ranches  

Driver(s):

  •  Raul Lopez, 69, male, 6/19/44, 2134 Madeira Dr., Weston (DECEASED)   

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff's Office deputies responding to a call Friday night in Southwest Ranches stumbled upon the scene of a single-vehicle, rollover accident that left one man dead.  

As the deputies responded to an unrelated incident around 10:30 p.m., they saw a gold-colored, Toyota pickup resting in a ditch just east of the northbound lanes in the 7000 block of US 27.  The driver, Raul Lopez, 69, had spoken to his family just before the accident as he was heading home from work.   Lopez was travelling northbound when, for reasons unknown, his vehicle went into the ditch and rolled over.  Lopez was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced dead on scene.  

BSO traffic homicide detectives are investigating.  

Anyone who was in the area at the time of the accident and has information about what took place should contact BSO THI Detective Anthony Morales at 954-321-4844.                         

INVESTIGATORS:  Det. Morales, Traffic Homicide; Dist. 9; Crime Scene          

THIS REPORT BY: Keyla Concepcion/PIO        10/6/13 0900

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