OAKLAND, Fla. — "A Florida Highway Patrol trooper apparently missed a dead body lying near the road during a crash investigation.
According to FHP, the unidentified trooper was responding to reports of an abandoned car on Interstate 95 in Oakland Park. He investigated the crash scene but did not see the body and had the car towed.
A wrecker company contacted the car's owner on Tuesday. The woman said she didn't know her car was in an accident and that her boyfriend was missing.
She found his body in a ditch when she stopped by the crash scene that night. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Delvin Lewis.
Authorities believe Lewis was driving his girlfriend's car when he hit a guardrail and was thrown from the car. It's not clear when the accident happened."
The bad news about Florida law enforcement in general, is that they refuse to exit their vehicles except by act of Congress.The good news about Florida law enforcement in general, is that they refuse to exit their vehicles except by act of Congress.
This means one doesn't get harassment tickets. This means that bodies get lost now and again.