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A- Sun-Sentinel: Probably has nothing at all to do with the quality of our drivers.
Two women were struck and killed in separate but similarly fluke-like car accidents on Sunday, both crashes taking place far from busy streets and intersections.B- NBC Miami: Welcome aboard. Don't mind the blood splatters.
One woman, who was pregnant, was lounging in a poolside cabana at a hotel in Fort Lauderdale. The other was leaving morning Catholic mass in Deerfield Beach.
"Our thoughts and prayers" are with the families of the victims of the chance crashes, said Matt Little, spokesman for Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue.
Two children were also run over and killed this weekend, a 14-year-old boy who was skateboarding and a 5-year-old girl riding a toy car.
Police are seeking the driver of the white van that killed the 5-year-old, as he fled the scene without stopping after striking the child.
The same Florida East Coast Railway train struck and killed two people in two accidents just over 10-hours apart on last Friday, authorities confirmed.C- WPLG: SoBe shooting caught on video.
Early Friday, authorities say a man stepped in front of Train 210 in Fort Lauderdale.
Later in the day, another person stepped in front of the same train in St. Augustine.
D- WPTV: Life in South Florida.
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Friends and family have been stopping by the house where two sisters were murdered Saturday.
Detectives say two people opened the front door of the home on Northeast Second Court around 10:45a.m. on Saturday night carrying high-powered semi-automatic rifles and began shooting at the women.
A woman across the street was shot in the leg.