Deadly Jupiter crash on I-95 Kills 2 People

August 16, 2009 by  
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Two people are dead after a crossover accident on I-95, according to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Florida Highway Patrol.

It happened just south of Indiantown Road near Jupiter.

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Officials say a red pickup truck crossed the median hitting a Toyota carrying the two victims.

The driver of the pickup truck was transported to Saint Mary’s Medical center with non-life threatening injuries.

Source: wptv.com

Man found dead in lagoon; married just days before

July 19, 2009 by  
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A man who authorities say was found dead while swimming with his family in Jupiter had been celebrating his wedding just days before.

The Palm Beach Sheriff’s office says 46-year-old Michael Manna of West Palm Beach went snorkeling at DuBois Park Thursday and was found by an off-duty nurse who was also swimming in the area. Manna was floating in the back of the park’s lagoon, where authorities say lifeguards don’t patrol.

The off-duty nurse began CPR and called for life guards. Manna was taken to a hospital where he died.

His wife, Danielle Dyer Manna, says the two married on July 11th and called it “the happiest day of our lives.”

She’s awaiting a finding from the medical examiner on whether he drowned or had some other medical problem.

Source: ThePalmBeachPost