A one car crash in Kissimmee early Saturday morning leaves one dead, one critical injured, FHP says

A one-car crash early Saturday morning in Kissimmee left one man dead and another critically injured and in the hospital. A 2003 Mercedes Benz was traveling southbound on John Young Parkway around 5 am when for some reason the driver lost control of the vehicle and left the roadway, according to Florida Highway Patrol. The car crashed into a bus stop shelter and then struck a tree, causing the vehicle to become fully engulfed in flames. The impact of the crash caused both the driver and passenger to be ejected.
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Vehicle loses control, crashes and kills 1 man in Osceola County, FHP reports

A single-car crash killed one man and injured another in Osceola County early Sunday morning. A 2003 Mercedes traveled south on John Young Parkway and Ravenwood Lane near Kissimmee around 5:05 a.m. when, for an unknown reason, the driver lost control of the vehicle and drifted off the road, impacting a bus stop and then a tree, said Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson Lt. Kim Montes. Both ...
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FHP: One dead in early morning crash along JYP

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — Troopers are piecing together details of a crash that killed a man along John Young Parkway Sunday. Investigators said the crash happened shortly after 5 a.m. in Kissimmee near Ravenwood Lane. The driver, who troopers said was heading south on JYP, lost control of the sedan...
Highlands County, FLmidfloridanewspapers.com

BMW rolls over after hitting semi

AVON PARK — A red BMW sedan hit a semi-trailer Wednesday afternoon while on U.S. 27. The car rolled over into the opposite lanes and landed on its roof. Three people in the car survived with minor injuries, according to the Highlands County Sheriff’s Office. The crash was called into...
Sebring, FLmidfloridanewspapers.com

Historic building condemned following fire

SEBRING — A longtime establishment at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Lemon Street has been condemned after a late night fire Sunday engulfed the second floor of the building. Sebring Fire Department Capt. Austin Maddox said firefighters responded to a fire on the second floor of...

Good Samaritans talk about rescuing child from near-drowning at resort

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A 5-year-old girl from New York is recovering from a near-drowning after several people helped saved her life. It all started when a husband pulled the child out of the water after his wife realized what was happening. Then another woman also stepped in. "I would say...

Two critically injured in Polk County crash

LAKE WALES — Two Sebring residents were critically injured in a single vehicle motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon near Lake Wales in Polk County. Polk County Sheriff’s Office is investigating. Joseph Schwab, 59, and Debra Lewis, 61, both of Sebring, were traveling northbound on U.S. 27, south of Lakeside...
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FHP: Woman, dog killed in hit-and-run crash in Kissimmee

ORLANDO, Fla. - The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating after they say a woman and her dog were killed in an early morning hit-and-run crash. This happened on Friday morning on John Young Parkway near Hunter's Creek Blvd. in Kissimmee around 6 a.m. "At this time, the only information that...

One found dead following Auburndale house fire

AUBURNDALE, Fla. - Polk County officials are investigating a house fire after a 61-year-old man was found dead inside. According to Polk County Fire Rescue, the fire took place at a duplex at 209 Granada Road in Auburndale. Fire crews arrived around 5:15 a.m. and found smoke and flames coming from the home. The fire was under control at 6:08 a.m.
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Auburndale Man Dies in House Fire

A 61-year-old man was found dead following a residential structure fire early Wednesday morning. The man, who lived in a duplex apartment at 206 Grenada Road in Auburndale, was found following a fire that began shortly after 5 a.m. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.
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Man killed in Polk County house fire

AUBURNDALE, Fla. — A 61-year-old man was found dead during a house fire Wednesday morning in Auburndale. The fire broke out at a duplex on Granada Road near Esperanza Drive. While responding, firefighters say they got information that a man with disabilities might be trapped inside. When crews arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the home.

Good Samaritans help save girl who almost drowned

KISSIMMEE, Fla. - A child is recovering, after a near-drowning that happened at a Kissimmee-area resort on Tuesday. Good Samaritans pulled her out of the pool at Reunion Resort, rescuers said. "When our deputies arrived on scene, we had learned a juvenile was pulled from the pool by an individual...