TEEN DIES IN ROLLOVER CRASH NEAR FT. LAUDERDALE

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-3-23

BSO Case Number: 90-1903-008366

Date: 3/23/19

Time: 8:08 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Unincorporated Broward County 

Place of Occurrence: 4900 block of Peters Road, near Ft. Lauderdale

Vehicle 1: Frailyn Rodriguez, 17, male, Ft. Lauderdale

                 Jonathan Guerra, 16, male, 3/1/2003, address not immediately available (DECEASED)

                 Taleb Suarez, 15, male, Ft. Lauderdale

Vehicle 2: Earleen Pruss, 35, female, Ft. Lauderdale

Description of Incident:

The 16-year-old passenger in a black Lexus died Saturday night after a two-vehicle crash in an unincorporated area of Broward County near Ft. Lauderdale.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. in the 4900 block of Peters Road.  The black Lexus was travelling eastbound on Peters Road at a high rate of speed when it lost control and struck a blue Subaru.  The Lexus then crashed into a utility pole and flipped over onto its roof.  Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported the driver of the Lexus, 17-year-old Frailyn Rodriguez, and 15-year-old passenger, Taleb Suarez, to Broward Health Medical Center.  Rodriguez suffered serious bodily injuries, while Suarez's were not life threatening.  The second passenger in the Lexus, 16-year-old Jonathan Guerra, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The occupants of the Subaru suffered no injuries as a result of the collision.

Broward Sheriff's Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Huneke & Slagle-Grant, THI
D5

THIS REPORT BY:
Keyla Concepción/PIO
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