A New Jersey cyclist met his fate Wednesday evening on the W. Howard Frankland Bridge, allegedly the victim of a drunken hit-and-run driver from Miami.
Operating a vehicle while intoxicated is a crime in Florida, whether that vehicle operates on land or upon the waves. Officers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be on the lookout for boating under the influence on state waters this weekend too, according to a press release issued by the agency.
Robert Cesaire struck and killed motorcyclist Charles "Sonny" Ferguson in a head-on collision while drunk and driving the wrong way on an I-95 exit ramp seventeen years ago. On Friday, June 17, Cesaire was finally sentenced to seventeen years in prison for the slaying.
An Orlando man is facing trial for allegedly taxiing his airplane into a shed in Melbourne last year while his son was sitting in the passenger seat.