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Elderly man killed pulling U-turn into marked patrol vehicle

January 8, 2019

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 94-year-old man was killed after making a U-turn into the path of a Florida sheriff’s deputy whose emergency lights and siren activated.

The Naples Daily News reports that the Florida Highway Patrol says Arthur Roshask drove in front of the marked Collier County Sheriff’s Office vehicle on a busy Naples street Saturday night. The deputy swerved to avoid Roshask’s car but still hit it. Roshask then struck a sign and a street light, and was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. An 80-year-old passenger was seriously injured.

The deputy suffered minor injuries. No citations against him were reported.

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Information from: Naples (Fla.) Daily News, http://www.naplesnews.com

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