UPDATE: Police Identify Woman Killed In Officer-Involved Crash
30-Year-Old Divinity Cureton Killed In Deadly Crash With Coconut Creek Police Officer
2nd Update from Broward Sheriff’s Office:
Victim identified as Divinity C. Cureton, 30, 12/16/91, female, 10140 N.W. Fourth Court, Pembroke Pines (DECEASED)
Officer identity is protected per Marsy’s law.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a fatal officer-involved crash in Coconut Creek involving a Coconut Creek police officer.
The crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. near the intersection of West Sample Road and Lyons Road. Coconut Creek police officers initially responded to investigate. Margate Fire Rescue also responded, and the driver of the civilian vehicle was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment. She was later pronounced deceased. Paramedics also transported the police officer involved to a local hospital with injuries listed as not life-threatening.
Detectives with BSO Traffic Homicide Unit were notified and are investigating the circumstances surrounding this fatal officer-involved crash.
Reported FIRST by Boca Post
COCONUT CREEK, FL – Boca Post (BocaPost.com) — The Coconut Creek Police Department tells Boca Post that all westbound lanes of Sample Road are closed between Lyons Road and NW 42nd Ave due to an officer-involved traffic accident.
An on-duty officer driving a marked Coconut Creek patrol vehicle was involved in an accident on Sample Road between NW 42nd Ave and Lyons Road at about 4 AM.
Coconut Creek PD tells us that all westbound lanes of Sample Road between 42nd Ave and Lyons Road are closed due to an active investigation.
The driver of the other car was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment. Coconut Creek PD says that the BSO is handling the crash investigation since it involved one of their officers.
This is a developing story. We will update you here with more information as it becomes available.
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