BSO ARRESTS MAN IN FATAL OAKLAND PARK CRASH

PIO Number: 18-5-18 (18-4-4)

BSO Case Number: 12-1804-000746

Date: April 7, 2018

Time: 12:01 a.m.

Jurisdiction: Oakland Park

Place of Occurrence: 100 E. Commercial Blvd., Oakland Park

Driver No. 1: Sean Harris, 27, male, Fort Lauderdale (ARRESTED)

Driver No.  2: Jeffrey Harris, 53, male, Oakland Park

Passenger(s): Crystal Blazek, 34, female, 3/27/84, 5365 N.E. Fourth Terrace, Oakland Park (DECEASED)

Description of Incident:

A driver who collided with a scooter last month has been arrested for vehicular homicide. Sean Harris, 27, was arrested May 22 by the Broward Sheriff's Office.

According to Traffic Homicide Investigation detectives, Harris was going 120 mph in a 45 mph zone when he crashed into the scooter that carried Crystal Blazek and Jeffrey Harris.

Just after midnight April 7, a Dodge Charger R/T driven by the defendant was traveling east on East Commercial Boulevard when it crashed into the westbound Yamaha scooter as the scooter was making a left turn onto Northeast First Terrace. The scooter's driver, Jeffrey Harris, and his passenger, Blazek, were ejected on impact.

BSO deputies along with Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Fire Rescue took the scooter occupants to Broward Health Medical Center where Blazek later died. Harris had non life threatening injuries. The suspect didn't report any injuries at the time.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact BSO THI Detective Michael Wiley at 954-321-4205.

INVESTIGATORS:
Wiley, Huneke & Slagle-Grant, THI
Oakland Park, OPFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Joy Oglesby/PIO
5/24/18     1900


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