DETECTIVES IDENTIFY PEDESTRIAN FATALLY STRUCK CROSSING OAKLAND PARK BOULEVARD
- BSO Case Number: 12-1705-0001620
- PIO Number: 17-5-18
- Date: May 12, 2017
- Time: 8:43 p.m.
- Place of Occurrence: 100 W. Oakland Park Blvd., Oakland Park
- Jurisdiction: Oakland Park
Driver(s): David Chamberlain, 36, male, Miami
Pedestrian: Valery Gidovlenko, 59, male, 8/6/57, 920 N.W. 7th Ave., Fort Lauderdale (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
Just before 9 p.m. May 12, a pedestrian, later identified as Valery Gidovlenko, was attempting to cross Oakland Park Boulevard when he was struck by a westbound 2011 Toyota Highlander SUV driven by David Chamberlain. Chamberlain remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.
Detectives believed Gidovlenko was crossing the westbound lanes of West Oakland Park Boulevard from south to north approximately 200 feet west of the designated crosswalk at North Andrews Avenue. The front passenger side of Chamberlain’s SUV struck Gidovlenko in the center thru lane. The pedestrian came to rest in the far right lane of West Oakland Park Boulevard.
Oakland Park Fire Rescue responded and pronounced the pedestrian deceased on scene at approximately 8:49 PM.
The investigation is ongoing.
- INVESTIGATORS: THI Dets. M. Kelliher & M. Wiley
- THIS REPORT BY: Gina Carter/PIO 5/17/2017 1130
Posted At: 05/17/2017 10:45 AM
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