Motorcyclist Dies in Traffic Crash

On February 4, 2020 at 7:34 p.m. officers responded to a traffic crash with injuries at the intersection of East Olympia Avenue and Cooper Street in Punta Gorda involving an SUV and a motorcycle. The... Read More.

Motorcyclist dies from weekend crash

A motorcyclist who was thrown from his motorcycle had died from injuries sustained in the crash. Sunday night, 26-year-old Floyd Laycock was driving his motorcycle west on State Road 70 in the left lane,... Read More.

Man Dies From July Scooter Crash

A man who was hit by a car while riding an electric scooter last month has died from his injuries. Roger Sowards was hospitalized on July 25 after he was hit while crossing Southwest... Read More.

Man Dies After Getting Pinned Under Mower

A 34-year-old man has died after investigators said he became pinned under a lawnmower while working in Venice. City of Venice fire and police departments were called to the Lakes of Capri condominium complex... Read More.

Man Struck by Lightening Dies

A man struck by lightning on Clearwater beach over the weekend has died, according to reports. On Sunday, Garry L. Perks, 32 of New Port Richey went into cardiac arrest after being hit behind... Read More.

Wrestling Coach Dies

A Sarasota High School wrestling coach passed away over the weekend. Coach Tracy Lee will be remembered by students, athletes, staff members and people from the community. Grief counselors will be available for people at... Read More.

Florida Panther Dies After Being Hit by Car

An endangered Florida panther has died after being struck by a vehicle. It’s the ninth fatal collision this year, out of 11 total panther deaths. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission says the remains... Read More.

Palmetto Man Dies in Motorcycle Crash

A motorcyclist is dead after a collision with a pickup truck Thursday evening in Manatee County. The motorcyclist, Kenneth S. Bauer of Palmetto, was traveling north on U.S. 301, when the Dodge truck turned... Read More.