Dade County Sheriff Talmadge A. Buchanan is most famous for being the last elected Sheriff of Dade County. When he died 37-years ago, authorities claimed he was drunk, stumbled into a dark street, wearing dark clothing and was hit by an oncoming car.
South Florida’s recent rash of street light vandals could be partially responsible for a crash that left a woman badly hurt. Police say she was hit along a dark Liberty City street, possibly made that way by thieves who have been stealing copper wire from the lights.
A female pedestrian is in critical condition after being struck by a car on as dimly lit Liberty City street Wednesday night.