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MOTORCYCLIST KILLED IN TRAFFIC CRASH

BSO Case Number: 11-1406-006144
PIO Number: 14-6-28
Date: June 25, 2014
Time: 3:40p.m.
Place of Occurrence: 2600 W. Sample Road, Pompano Beach
Jurisdiction: Pompano Beach

Victim(s):

  • Cody Hartwell, male, 21, 3/22/93, Davie (DECEASED)

Driver(s):

  • Barbara A. Miller-Newton, female, 51, 11/25/62, Margate

Description of Incident:

A 21-year-old Davie man riding a motorcycle on Sample Road Wednesday afternoon died when he collided with a minivan. Broward Sheriff's Office Traffic Homicide detectives are investigating the incident.

Witnesses told detectives that the Suzuki GXR motorcycle was travelling westbound around 3:40 p.m. and appeared to be going above the posted speed limit. It collided with a Dodge Caravan that was turning north from the eastbound lanes. Cody Hartwell was thrown from the motorcycle.

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue responded and pronounced him dead at the scene. The driver of the van, Barbara Miller-Newton of Margate was not injured.

INVESTIGATORS: BSO THI Dets. Kelliher and DeJesus, Sgt. Michael
THIS REPORT BY:  Dani Moschella/PIO 6/26/14 1630

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