Police Investigate Fatal ATV Crash in Fort Lauderdale

Brandon Joyner, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

By Juan Ortega
|  Wednesday, Dec 26, 2012  |  Updated 1:59 PM EDT
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Fort Lauderdale police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left a 19-year-old ATV rider dead, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

Brandon Joyner, of Fort Lauderdale was taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, said police spokeswoman Detective DeAnna Garcia. 

The crash occurred at Northwest Fifth Street and Northwest Eighth Avenue about 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, she said.

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The driver of the Tahoe, Johnny Lee Anthony, 57, of Fort Lauderdale, was unhurt. 

The crash is under investigation, and charges are pending further investigation, Garcia said.

Authorities ask anyone with information about the crash to call police at 954-828-5825.

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