Alkiva Douglas Killed in Suspected Alcohol Related Accident in Broward County, FL
Broward County, FL -- An alleged alcohol related collision claimed the life of 19-year-old Alkiva Douglas on Powerline Road in the area of Broward County, FL January 1, 2017.
From the details of the report, it seems Mr. Douglas was riding his bike along Powerline Rd. about 8:45 p.m. when he was struck. Mr. Douglas was transported to Broward Health North Medical Center with what was described as serious brain injuries. The victim reportedly died within two days of his hospitalization.
Officials say the driver of the vehicle is suspected of driving while intoxicated when the collision happened.
28-year-old Philip George Varsam, the driver of the vehicle, has since been charged with several charges related to the incident.
The official investigation is currently underway.
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