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CRASH KILLS MAN IN POMPANO

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PIO Number:
23-11-21
BSO Case Number:
11-2311-007586
Date:
Nov. 23, 2023
Time:
7:50 p.m
Jurisdiction:
Pompano Beach
Place of Occurrence:
Near the 600 block of North Powerline Road, Pompano Beach
Driver 1:
Gustavo Rojas Ruiz, 70, male, 10/11/1953, 6800 N.W. 39th Ave, Coconut Creek (DECEASED)
Driver 2:
Adult female, name withheld, Marsy’s Law
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office traffic homicide detectives are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left a man dead in Pompano Beach.
Shortly after 7:50 p.m., on Thursday, Nov. 23, BSO traffic homicide detectives responded to the 600 block of North Powerline Road in Pompano Beach after receiving a report of a crash involving two vehicles.
The preliminary investigation revealed Gustavo Rojas Ruiz was driving a 1998 Chevrolet S10 traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of Powerline Road when the vehicle collided head on with the female driver of a 2008 Volkswagen Jetta.
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue transported the driver of the Jetta to a local hospital with serious injuries. Paramedics pronounced Rojas Ruiz deceased on scene. The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

INVESTIGATORS:
Dets. C. Dejesus, S. Portoro & G. Tonna, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI

Pompano Beach; PBFR

THIS REPORT BY:
Claudinne Caro/Bilingual PIO
11/28/23 1600