Man lying on roadway killed

Homosassa man lies down on road; killed by motorist

A man lying in the roadway in the early morning hours of May 14 on West Grover Cleveland Boulevard in Homosassa was killed by a driver who didn't see the man.

The Florida Highway Patrol identified the man as Robert H. Brooks, 32, of Homosassa. The man who ran Brooks over was identified as Skyler R. McKeown, 19, also of Homosassa, who said he didn't even see Brooks on the road.


Crystal River man charged with rape

13-year fugitive to return to county

Patrick John Donovan

A fugitive from Citrus County who was wanted for nearly 13 years, Patrick John Donovan, was taken into custody on Monday, May 9 in Detroit, Mich.

Donovan had a warrant out for his arrest for failure to appear on 2001 charges of vehicle homicide, leaving the scene of a crash involving death, leaving the scene of a crash involving injury and evidence tampering.

Owner, pets die in Crystal River fire

A homeowner and two family pets died in a fire shortly after midnight on Sunday at 8250 W. Fairoak Court in Crystal River.

The man's identity has not yet been released, pending notification of next of kin and an investigation by the State Fire Marshal.



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