WOMAN WHO DIES ON SCOOTER IDENTIFIED, DRIVER ALSO DIES

Broward Sheriff's Office: Public Information Office
PIO Number:
19-12-9A
BSO Case Number:
10-1912-001307
Date:
Dec. 8, 2019
Time:
1:25 a.m.
Jurisdiction:
Deerfield Beach
Place of Occurrence:
750 N.E. 48th St., Deerfield Beach
Vehicle 1:
Brandon Butler, 37, male, 9/8/82, 3603 Asperwood Circle, Coconut Creek 
Vehicle 2:
Giuseppe Daal, 53, male, 4/7/66, Deerfield Beach (DECEASED DRIVER)
Bridget Spell, 48, female, 7/23/71, 550 N.E. 44th St., Apt. H1, Pompano Beach (DECEASED PASSENGER)
Description of Incident:

Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a car crash that caused the death of the driver and passenger of a scooter on Dec. 8. 

At approximately 1:25 a.m. that morning, Giuseppe Daal and Bridget Spell were on a scooter traveling westbound on Northeast 48th Street in the left thru lane, approaching the 700 block, in Deerfield Beach. Brandon Butler, who was driving in a car behind Daal, did not observe the scooter and collided with the rear of the vehicle. 

As a result of the impact, Daal and Spell were ejected from the scooter, and the scooter was projected into the eastbound lanes. 

Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue transported both occupants to Broward Health North where Spell was pronounced dead. Daal sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced deceased on Thursday, December 12. Butler did not sustain any injuries and remained on scene.

The traffic homicide investigation is ongoing. 

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. Wiley & Strazalkowski, THI
Sgt. Hager, THI; Deerfield; BSFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Sergeant Don Prichard/PIO-Sworn
12/18/19 1600