News: Driver killed when pickup slams into tree in North Lauderdale

BROWARD COUNTY, FL – The Broward Sheriff Office reports the driver of a pickup truck died in a crash in North Lauderdale Friday night.

Deputies responded to the incident at the intersection of Southgate Boulevard and Southwest 83rd Avenue at about 7:35 p.m.

The sheriff office said the victim was 60-year-old George Rockerman of Miami. According to traffic homicide detectives, Rockerman was speeding in a Ford F-150 pickup while driving in and out of traffic on Southgate Boulevard. He went over a curb, drove through a grass median and crashed into a tree, causing fatal injuries.

Excessive speed may have contributed to the wreck, investigators said.

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