NORTH LAUDERDALE, FL – A 60-year-old Miami man was killed in a single vehicle crash Friday night. According to authorities, at about 7:35 p.m. on January 22, Broward Sheriff Office deputies responded to a crash at the intersection of Southgate Boulevard and Southwest 83rd Avenue in North Lauderdale.
According to Broward Sheriff’s traffic homicide detectives, a preliminary investigation revealed that prior to the crash, George K. Rockerman, 60, was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 eastbound on Southgate Boulevard at a high rate of speed while maneuvering in and out of traffic. Rockerman drove over a raised concrete curb, through a grass median and struck a tree.
Detectives believe excessive speed was a contributing factor to the crash.