Single Vehicle Crash in North Lauderdale Kills Miami Man

MAN DIES IN CRASH
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.

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.

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