DRIVER DIES AFTER COLLISION WITH UTILITY POLE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

‚Äč

PIO Number:
19-11-15
BSO Case Number:
90-1911-003250
Date:
Nov.12, 2019
Time:
5:51 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Unincorporated Central Broward County 
Place of Occurrence:
3000 block of West Sunrise Boulevard, near Fort Lauderdale
Victim(s):
Mitchell Zuniga, 47, male, 10/20/72, 2831 Sunrise Lakes Drive, #204, Sunrise (DECEASED)
Suspect(s):

Description of Incident:
A car collision with a utility pole claimed the life of a Sunrise man early Tuesday morning. 

Around 5:50 a.m. Nov. 12, Mitchell Zuniga was traveling eastbound on West Sunrise Boulevard when he veered right onto the sidewalk and struck a concrete utility pole just east of Northwest 31st Avenue. The impact of the crash caused the car to be redirected back into the eastbound thru lanes of West Sunrise Boulevard before it came to a final stop.

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue pronounced Zuniga dead at the scene. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Williams & Wiley, THI
Sgt. Hager, THI

Unincorporated Central Broward; BSFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Robyn Hankerson/PIO
11/14/19  0847