Suwannee Democrat

Branford News

February 12, 2012

Update: Branford man killed in wreck, two arrested

Live Oak —

A Saturday afternoon collision between a pickup truck and a motorcycle on U.S. 129 South has resulted in the death of a Branford man and the arrest of two Live Oak men, the Florida Highway Patrol reports.

According to the FHP, 23-year-old Brian Adams of Branford was killed in the crash. Adams was traveling south on a motorcycle near the intersection of 110th Street when he collided with a truck driven by Humberto Machuca, 46, 9468 105th Drive, Live Oak. According to Duty Officer Johns of the FHP, Machuca was traveling north on U.S. 129 and with no indication, turned left into the path of Adams.

Reports show that Machuca and his passenger, Manuel Rincon Torrez, 45, 11995 110th Street, were both arrested. Machuca was charged with leaving the scene of an accident with a death and driving with an expired driver license. Torrez was charged with tampering with evidence.

The FHP released the information Sunday morning.

Text Only
Branford News
Business Marquee
AP Video
U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' Obama to Oso: We'll Be Here As Long As It Takes Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
House Ads
Twitter Updates
Suwannee Democrat on Facebook

Do you think the city of Live Oak should have a city-manager form of government or leave it as a city-administrator form of government?

Change to a city-manager.
Keep it as city-administrator.
Don’t care either way.
What are you talking about?
     View Results