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77-year-old man drives his truck into Stonewall Pride Parade

77-year-old man drives his truck into Stonewall Pride Parade

Man drives truck into Pride Parade. One pedestrian died and a second injured.

Where: Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Facts

▪ A 77-year-old man drove a pickup truck into a Pride parade at Fort Lauderdale, FL, and struck two pedestrians, killing one and injuring another.

▪ The driver had ailments that prevented him from walking, and he had been selected to drive the lead vehicle.

▪ The driver and the pedestrians were all part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus.

▪ Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis tweeted, “As the facts continue to be pieced together, a picture is emerging of an accident in which a truck careened out of control.”

▪ The driver stayed on the scene and cooperated with the investigators. He showed no sign of impairment.

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