Clewiston woman died in Osceola County crash

Cecilia Morales Carballer, 69, of Clewiston, succumed to injuries she received on Sunday, Sept. 16, when she was ejected from an SUV that she was a passenger in. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that at 11:30 a.m. a 2001 Lincoln SUV operated by Laura Bueno, 30, of Clewiston, was traveling northbound on […]

UPDATE: Traffic crash leaves two dead

CLEWISTON — Two Belle Glade women died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle crash on Wednesday, May 2, in Clewiston. A Florida Highway Patrol press release stated that on at approximately 4:09 p.m. a 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser operated by Thelmakia Robinson, 20, Belle Glade, was traveling northbound on the inside lane of U.S. […]

Crash leaves Clewiston man in serious condition

A 77-year-old Clewiston man was left in serious condition from injuries sustained in a two vehicle accident on Jan. 12. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that at approximately 4:53 p.m. a 1998 Dodge Durango driven by John Hollingsworth was westbound on U.S. 27 in the inside lane. A 2015 Volvo 660 truck […]

Clewiston man died in traffic fatality

CLEWISTON — A 76-year-old Clewiston man has died from a single vehicle crash Monday evening. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated Clifton Brown, 76, of Clewiston was pronounced dead at Hendry Regional Medical Center Jan 8. According to the release at approximately 5:15 p.m. Mr. Brown was traveling east on Georgia Avenue west […]

Bicyclist fatality on U.S. 27 in Clewiston

CLEWISTON — A 59-year-old bicyclist died from injuries sustained in an accident with a car on Saturday, Dec. 30. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated Jose Portan Vanegaz 59, of Clewiston, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. According to the press release a bicyclist, Mr. Vanegaz, was attempting to cross […]

Flaghole Road crash results in fatality

CLEWISTON — A 53-year-old Clewiston woman died from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident on Flaghole Road in Clewiston. A Florida Highway Patrol (FHP) press release stated that Zunilda L. Ruiz Diaz, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet Aveo on Monday, Jan. 1. According to the release, at approximately 2:57 p.m., Ms. Diaz was traveling […]

Two shot during home invasion

On Oct. 12 at approximately 2:50 p.m. Detective Nestor Echevarria and detectives responded to Pioneer Street in reference to a robbery in progress. Upon arrival Detective Nestor reported made contact with two victims who were bleeding profusely. Marjorie Hunton, 85, had been shot in the forehead area and Timothy Hunton, 59, had been shot in […]