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MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN DEERFIELD BEACH CRASH

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PIO Number:
23-12-26
BSO Case Number:
10-2312-003314
Date:
Dec. 19, 2023
Time:
9:06 p.m.
Jurisdiction:
Deerfield Beach
Place of Occurrence:
Sample Road and South Dixie Highway, Deerfield Beach
Driver 1:
Lech Podowski, 41, male, Lauderhill
Driver 2:
Adult male, name withheld, Marsy’s Law (DECEASED)
Description of Incident:
The Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating a crash that killed a motorcyclist in Deerfield Beach on Tuesday, Dec. 19.
The preliminary on-scene investigation revealed at approximately 9 p.m. that day, Lech Podowski was in a 2007 Mercedes S550 sedan in the westbound lanes of Sample Road and South Dixie Highway. At the same time, an adult male on a 2004 Kawasaki EX-250F motorcycle was in the eastbound lanes of the intersection preparing to make a left turn northbound onto Dixie Highway.
According to investigators, as the motorcyclist proceeded through the intersection he was struck by the Mercedes.
BSO deputies and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded. Paramedics transported the motorcyclist to Broward Health North, where he was pronounced deceased at around 9:32 p.m.
The circumstances surrounding the fatal crash remain under investigation.

INVESTIGATORS:
Det. S. Strzalkowski, M. Wiley, G. Tonna, THI
Sgt. R. Hager, THI

THIS REPORT BY:
Gerdy St. Louis/PIO
12/21/23 1000

Deerfield Beach, BSFR