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FATAL TWO-VEHICLE CRASH IN TAMARAC

 


PIO Number: 12-5-28                                                             BSO Case Number: TM11-05-02908

Date: May 26, 2012                                                               Time: 10:41 a.m.

Jurisdiction: Tamarac

Place of Occurrence: 5000 Rock Island Rd., Tamarac

Victim(s): 1. Emilie Slavinski, 87, 3/8/25, female, 5001 N.W. 51 Ave., Tamarac (DECEASED)
                2. Perdomo Samuels, 24, male, Tamarac

Suspect(s): N/A

Description of Incident:

An elderly woman died following a two-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday morning in Tamarac. Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating.

The fatal collision happened approximately 10:40 a.m. May 26 near 5000 Rock Island Rd. The victim, 87-year-old Emilie Slavinski, of Tamarac, was traveling south on Rock Island Road and turning left onto Northwest 50 Street when the 2001 Chevrolet Malibu she was driving was struck on the passenger side by a northbound 2000 Honda Accord driven by Perdomo Samuels, 24, also of Tamarac.

BSO’s air rescue transported Slavinski to Broward Health Medical Center where she died Saturday. Samuels was also taken to Broward Health Medical Center by Tamarac Fire Rescue. There were no passengers in the vehicles.

Charges are pending the outcome of the investigation.

INVESTIGATORS: THI Lt. L. Akers, Patrol Services;  THI Dets. Grimes and Morales Patrol Services;
Sgt. Stallings, Tamarac

THIS REPORT BY:
Veda Coleman-Wright/PIO
May 27, 2012 1635

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