There was smell of alcohol coming from Micalizzi, her speech was slurred, and she was unsteady on her feet. She refused a breath sample and was then arrested for DUI. Micalizzi is a language arts teacher at Morgan Fitzgerald Middle School in Largo.
One man is injured and a semi-truck on its side and on fire after a crash near Belle Glade on U.S. Route 27. One man was transported to hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Drivers should expect delays in the area.
A hit-and-run crash in Clay County left a Middleburg man in critical condition. It happened some time Sunday morning on Hibiscus Avenue when Kevin Michael Helm, 43, was walking north on Hibiscus when he was hit by the right front of a vehicle. Helm was thrown to the east side of the road.
Donald Thomasson died Sunday afternoon when his aircraft crashed near Albert Whitted Airport. The plane was completely submerged in 25 feet of murky water. Divers found Thomasson's body still strapped into the cockpit seat.
Around 8 p.m. Sunday three girls were riding on a four-wheeler. 15-year-old Julia Flannagan was driving and pulled the wheel too hard to the left in an attempt to avoid a collision with an unknown vehicle. The four-wheeler ran off the road into the ditch. Troopers report the girls were in serious condition. FHP said none of the girls were wearing seatbelts or helmets.