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BICYCLIST KILLED IN OAKLAND PARK CRASH

PIO Number: 17-4-30                                   BSO Case Number: 90-1704-008079                                     

Date: April 25, 2017                                      Time: 4:21 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Oakland Park

Place of Occurrence: 800 block of East Oakland Park Boulevard, Oakland Park

Driver(s): Anthony Rivera, 48, male, Hollywood

Bicyclist(s): Shad Erskine, 53, male, 6/18/63, 688 N.E. 40th Court, Oakland Park

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a Tuesday afternoon collision between a bicyclist and a car in Oakland Park.

Around 4:20 p.m. April 25, Anthony Rivera was traveling east on East Oakland Park Boulevard and near Northeast Eighth Terrace when a bicyclist crossed his path. The bicyclist, Shad Erskine, was traveling north on Northeast Eighth Terrace when he rode across the east lanes of East Oakland Park Boulevard and was struck by the Hyundai.

BSO deputies from the Oakland Park district and Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to the crash site. Erskine was taken to Broward Health Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead. Rivera, who remained at the scene, tried to avoid the crash.

THI detectives don’t suspect speed or impairment as factors in this fatality. The investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO Traffic Homicide Investigator Det. Ryan Clifton at 954-321-4843.

 

INVESTIGATOR:                                                               THIS REPORT BY:

Dets. Clifton & Huneke, THI                                                Joy Oglesby/PIO

Oakland Park, OPFR                                                          April 26, 2017 1045   

Posted At: 04/26/2017 10:45 AM

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