MIAMI WOMAN DIES IN WESTON MOTORCYCLE INCIDENT

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office


PIO Number:
20-4-20
BSO Case Number:
08-2004-001679
Date:
April 19, 2020
Time:
2:22 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Weston 
Place of Occurrence:
US 27 southbound, north of Griffin Road, Weston 
Driver:
Ernesto Garcia, 33, male, Miami  
Passenger:
Valerie Egues, 33, female, 9/1/1986, 2423 S.W. 147th Ave., Miami (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a fatal motorcycle incident that left a Miami woman dead April 19. 

Around 2:22 p.m. Sunday, BSO deputies and fire rescue personnel responded to a motor vehicle incident along the southbound lanes of US 27, just north of Griffin Road in Weston. The driver, Ernesto Garcia, was traveling southbound on US 27 on a 2008 Harley Davidson Electra Glide Ultra Classic motorcycle when his passenger, Valerie Egues, fell off. 

According to a witness, Egues body became limp prior to her falling off the Harley. She was pronounced deceased on scene.

Preliminary investigation indicates there is no evidence of speeding or impairment. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Det. C. De Jesus, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO
4/20/20 1110

Weston, BSFR