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BSO Case Number: 15-1408-001700

PIO Number: 14-8-19

Date: August 23, 2014

Time: 7:07 p.m.

Place of Occurrence: near 5100 N. State Road 7, North Lauderdale

Jurisdiction: North Lauderdale


  • Deanna Brown, 51, female, Margate (DECEASED)


  • John Butler, 69, male, 8/7/45, 4461 N.E. 17 Ter., Oakland Park

Description of Incident:

A woman died when she stepped out into traffic and was struck by a car Saturday night in North Lauderdale. Broward Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal incident.

At 7:07 p.m. on August 23, John Butler was driving his Toyota Prius northbound in the center lane of North State Road 7. Deanna Brown was walking down the same road when she stepped into the road and entered the vehicle’s path for an unknown reason. The driver stopped the vehicle immediately and remained on scene.

Brown was transported to Broward Health Medical Center where she was later pronounced dead. BSO Traffic Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal accident.

INVESTIGATORS: BSO THI Det. De Jesus and Det. Miller

THIS REPORT BY: Gina Carter PIO 8/24/14 1200


Posted At: 08/24/2014 12:00 PM

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