BROWARD COUNTY, FL. (THECOUNT) — Curtis Woolwine, of Hollywood, Florida, has been identified as the wrong-way driver responsible for an early morning Saturday double-fatal Interstate 75 crash.
Off-duty Miccosukee police officer, Steven Greco, 40, was operating his personal vehicle on I-75 Saturday when he was struck head-on by Woolwine in western Broward County, authorities said.
The Florida Highway Patrol said Saturday that Woolwine was traveling the wrong way on the highway west of U.S. Route 27 just before 5 a.m. when his 2016 Chevy Sonic collided with Greco’s 2018 Dodge Charger, reports Local10.
Paramedics airlifted Greco to Broward Health Medical Center in Fort Lauderdale, where he later died.
Woolwine was pronounced dead at the scene of multiple blunt force trauma injuries.
Troopers said they are investigating whether alcohol was factor in the crash.
Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.
Geo quick facts: Broward County is a county in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida. According to a 2017 census report, the county had a population of 1,935,878, making it the second-most populous county in Florida and the 15th-most populous county in the United States. The county seat is Fort Lauderdale – Wikipedia.