A Florida Department of Corrections sergeant died in a one-car crash in Indian Rocks Beach, in the early morning hours on Monday, March 8, said the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office.
The Major Accident Investigation Team got a call about an accident that happened on the Indian Rocks Bridget and East Gulf Boulevard around 3:30 a.m.
According to the police report, the investigators found a flipped Ford F-150 with forty-four-year-old Miguel A. Gonzalez near the car. The sergeant was the only occupant of the car. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the deputies said.
Gonzalez was going westbound on Indian Rocks Bridge when he lost control over his car and hit a concrete barrier. The impact ejected him out of the passenger side front window.
According to the state, the truck kept moving westbound against the barrier wall and hit several portions of the metal railing. Gonzales was ejected onto the curb on the north side of the roadway at the intersection of 5th Avenue North and East Gulf Boulevard.
Gonzales was a sergeant with the Florida DOC and was assigned to Sumter Correctional Institution in Bushnell.
The police report states that Gonzalez was a sergeant with the Florida DOC and was assigned to Sumter Correctional Institution in Bushnell.
The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the one-car crash in Indian Rocks Beach.
One-vehicle accidents often happen for reasons such as medical conditions, road hazards, negligence, high speed, but also the influence of substances or alcohol.
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