SINGLE VEHICLE MOTORCYCLE CRASH KILLS OAKLAND PARK RESIDENT

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
20-9-14
BSO Case Number:
12-2009-000982
Date:
Sept. 9, 2020
Time:
6:45 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Oakland Park
Place of Occurrence:
900 block of Northwest 38th Street, Oakland Park
Driver:
Giovanni Rubio, 18, 2/6/2002, male, 1720 N.W. 37th St., Oakland Park (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a single vehicle crash that killed an 18-year-old Oakland Park resident.

Around 6:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Giovanni Rubio was driving a 2013 Honda motorcycle westbound along Northwest 38th Street.  He was negotiating a left curve while attempting to pass a vehicle, which sent the motorcycle into a grass swale and struck a concrete pole. The vehicle came to a rest adjacent to the light pole on the sidewalk.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing; however, detectives believe speed may have been a contributing factor.


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

THIS REPORT BY:
Miranda Grossman/PIO
9/10/20   1800

Oakland Park; OPFR