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Sunbather Remains Hospitalized After Being Run Over By Lifeguard

HOLLYWOOD (CBSMiami) – The South Florida man run over by a lifeguard in a truck on Hollywood Beach remains hospitalized a day after the accident.

36-year-old Timothy Clingman was lying on a sand dune around the 60th block of Ocean Drive, when 63-year-old Vincent Canosa, a beach safety chief drove up over the dune and over Clingman, according to Hollywood Police.

Police said Canosa kept on going after he drove over Clingman because he was unaware of what had happened until lifeguards on the beach flagged him down.

Clingman’s injuries were said to be minor including burns from the trucks exhaust pipe and some cuts and scratches.  Yet he’s still hospitalized at Memorial Regional Hospital in Hollywood.

Neighbors at his home in Hollywood say they rarely saw him.

Unfortunately this is not the first time this has happened on our beaches.

In April, Rindle Mizelle, a teacher from North Carolina was run over by a beach lieutenant.

“I start screaming and everything goes dark and the next thing I knew I reached up and I touched and I touched the undercarriage of the truck and it was very hot and burned my palm pretty badly,” said Mizelle.

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