TAMARAC, FL – Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was hit while riding his tricycle. At approximately 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 13, Broward Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a traffic crash in the 8200 block of West McNab Road in Tamarac. Deputies located a crash involving a Miami Sun tricycle, ridden by Charles Michael Grimley, 81, of Tamarac and a 2005 Toyota Camry, driven by Denise R. Carty, 44, also of Tamarac.
A preliminary investigation revealed that Grimley was travelling southbound across the eastbound lanes of West McNab Road when he entered the path of Carty’s vehicle. Carty applied her brakes and was able to slow the vehicle prior to impact with the tricycle. At the time of the crash, Grimley was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where he was treated for multiple fractures to his leg. On Thursday, March 18 the Broward County Medical Examiner’s Office advised that Grimsley was pronounced deceased while in the care of Broward Health North.
The cause of death is pending an autopsy and cause of death report. The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing.