PEDESTRIAN KILLED IN VEHICLE CRASH

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-2-18
BSO Case Number:
11-2002-005997
Date:
Feb. 19, 2020
Time:
5:11 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach 
Place of Occurrence:
600 block of Northeast 10th Street, Pompano Beach
Driver:
Endail Thomas, 25, male, 7/14/1994, 4020 N.W. 31st Terrace, Lauderdale Lakes 
Passenger:
Melissa Gregoire, 37, female, 3/6/1982, 2651 N.W. 21st Court, Fort Lauderdale
Pedestrian:
Aline F. Palla Acosta, 27, female, 10/20/1992, 1077 S.E. 22nd Ave., Pompano Beach (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
A fatal crash left a pedestrian dead in Pompano Beach Feb. 19. 

Around 5:11 p.m. Wednesday, Endail Thomas was traveling westbound in his silver 2007 Nissan Murano near the 600 block of Northeast 10th Street in Pompano Beach. After crossing over double lane lines to the left in order to pass a slower moving vehicle, Thomas swerved back to the right and lost control of the car, striking Aline F. Palla Acosta, a pedestrian who was roller blading on the provided pedestrian path along the north side of the road. The vehicle then struck a tree and split in two. 

Acosta was pronounced dead on scene. 

Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported the driver and the passenger to Broward Health North. 

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Det. C. De Jesus, THI
Det. S. Slagle-Grant, THI 

Det. S. Williams, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO
2/21/20 0930

Sgt. R. Hager, THI
Pompano Beach
PBFR




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