Man Charged in Oakland Park Crash That Killed Toddler

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    Broward Sheriff's Office
    Delivrance Delien

    A 65-year-old man has been charged in an Oakland Park crash that killed a 4-year-old boy last month, authorities said.

    Delivrance Delien was taken into custody Thursday and faces multiple charges including aggravated manslaughter, reckless driving and leaving the scene of a crash, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

    Toddler Killed by Out-of-Control SUV in Oakland Park

    [MI] Toddler Killed by Out-of-Control SUV in Oakland Park
    An elderly man lost control of his SUV and hit a woman and her grandson in Oakland Park Saturday Night. (Published Sunday, Jul 6, 2014)

    He was being held on $25,000 bond Friday and it was unknown whether he has an attorney.

    Authorities say Delien was behind the wheel of his Chevrolet Tracker when he struck a parked vehicle in the 700 block of Northwest 42nd Street on July 5.

    4-Year-Old Killed in Oakland Park Pedestrian Accident

    [MI] 4-Year-Old Killed in Oakland Park Pedestrian Accident
    A driver doing donuts in the street in Oakland Park hit several vehicles and a grandmother holding her 4-year-old grandson. Both were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where the little boy passed away. (Published Sunday, Jul 6, 2014)

    The parked vehicle struck 4-year-old Joshua Snyder and his grandmother, 54-year-old Estelida Morales. Snyder later died of his injuries. Morales has been released from the hospital.

    Several witnesses said Delien was driving erratic and reckless, and detectives discovered evidence that Delien was trying to flee the scene when he ran over the victims multiple times, the BSO said.

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