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PIO Number: 18-11-4

BSO Case Number: 07-1810-003267

Date: 10/31/18

Time: 10:37 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Tamarac

Place of Occurrence: 6900 block of Southgate Boulevard, Tamarac

Victim(s): Andre Jules Theophile, 64, male, 2/9/54, 1824 N.W. 4th St., Pompano Beach (DECEASED)

Suspect(s): N/A

Description of Incident:

A 64-year-old man died last week after his van struck a tree in Tamarac. 

Tamarac Fire Rescue pronounced Andre Jules Theophile dead at the scene on Halloween night.  Around 10:30 that evening, he was driving a white Chevrolet work van eastbound on Southgate Boulevard.  According to witnesses, as he approached the 6900 block, he drifted off the roadway and struck a large tree in the median.   

The preliminary investigation revealed speed was not a factor, no other vehicles were involved and there is no evidence of pre-impact braking at the scene. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

Dets. Morales & Slagle-Grant, THI
Tamarac, TFR, Crime Scene

Keyla Concepción/PIO
11/5/18   1540

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