TEEN DIES IN SINGLE-VEHICLE CRASH IN TAMARAC

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office

PIO Number: 19-5-11

BSO Case Number: 07-1905-000719

Date: May 8, 2019

Time: 10 p.m.

Jurisdiction: Tamarac

Place of Occurrence: 8700 block of West Commercial Boulevard, Tamarac

Driver(s): Jason Daniel Brown Jr., 19, male, 9/21/99, 6775 Landings Dr., #102, Lauderhill (DECEASED)

Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a single-vehicle crash that left the driver dead Wednesday night in Tamarac.

Around 10 p.m. May 8, 19-year-old Jason Brown Jr. was headed west in the 8700 block of West Commercial Boulevard weaving in and out of traffic in a Hyundai Veloster.  It appears the front driver’s side tire of the Hyundai struck the center median, causing Brown to lose control of the vehicle.  The car continued across the westbound lanes, rotating clockwise, until it struck a concrete light pole.

Tamarac Fire Rescue pronounced Brown dead at the scene.  He was not wearing a seatbelt. 

The investigation continues.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Slagle-Grant & Williams
D7, Tamarac Fire Rescue

THIS REPORT BY:
Keyla Concepción/PIO
5/10/19           1100