TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – UPDATE: One man has died and one other man was injured after being hit by a truck shortly earlier than the beginning of the Stonewall Satisfaction Parade and Competition in Wilton Manors, Florida, police say.
In response to Detective Ali Adamson with the Fort Lauderdale Police Division, the 2 males had been hit simply earlier than 7 p.m. Saturday.
Adamson informed members of the media the boys had been taken to Broward Well being Medical Middle, the place one later died from his accidents. The opposite grownup male is predicted to outlive.
Police are at the moment talking with the motive force of the truck, in line with Adamson.
The FBI is now serving to with the investigation.
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ORIGINAL STORY: Not less than two individuals are injured after being hit by a truck simply because the Stonewall Satisfaction Parade and Competition in Wilton Manors, Florida, was kicking off Saturday night time, in line with our NBC-affiliate NBC 6 South Florida.
Wilton Manors Metropolis Commissioner Chris Caputo initially tweeted concerning the incident, saying “two individuals had been run over by a person in a truck in the beginning of the parade. He had satisfaction flags on his truck and so it’s unclear if it was intentional. Our hearts are breaking. It’s too quickly to know the situation of the 2 people who had been hit.”
Caputo has since deleted the tweet and responded by stating the incident appears to be an accident.
Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, who’s reportedly on the parade, confirmed the incident by way of Twitter.
Fried requested the neighborhood to wish for the victims as “no less than two individuals had been hit and are in important situation.”
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