Ocoee, FL (November 7, 2018) - Two pedestrians died in a crash on Silver Star Road on Saturday, November 3rd.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the two pedestrians were walking westbound, near Kissimmee Avenue around 11:00 pm. At that time, a vehicle traveling approximately 80 mph struck both pedestrians. The pedestrians died on the scene of the crash. Ocoee Police have identified the deceased victims as 55-year-old Dianna Marie Cole and 54-year-old Richard Giannazzo. The driver of the vehicle, Tammer Mansour has been arrested and is facing charges related to hit-and-run and vehicular manslaughter.
According to the victims' families, they had just left a Founder's Day Festival in Ocoee when the crash occurred. Mansour was booked into the Orange County Jail and later posted bond.
Our thoughts are with the family of the two pedestrians killed in this horrific crash. Each day, approximately two pedestrians will be killed in crashes across our state.
Losing a loved one to a traffic accident is a heartbreaking experience. When your loved one has been killed by another's negligence, you may feel confusion, anger, and frustration.
At Rubenstein Law, we believe that negligent drivers should always be held responsible for their actions. Almost all fatal accidents are preventable. If you have a lost a loved one in a Florida car accident, you may have the right to pursue a wrongful death claim to recover certain expenses on behalf of your family member.
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