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Royal Palm Beach man flees from deputies after crash in Florida Keys

Brady Grissinger arrested, found hiding at Parker's Resort

Brady Grissinger, 35, of Royal Palm Beach, is accused of fleeing from deputies after his SUV rear-ended a BMW in the Florida Keys.

LITTLE TORCH KEY, Fla. – A man fled from deputies in the Florida Keys after the SUV he was driving rear-ended another vehicle Friday on the Overseas Highway, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Brady Grissinger, 35, of Royal Palm Beach, was arrested Friday on charges of hit-and-run, reckless driving and fleeing and eluding.

Sheriff's spokesman Adam Linhardt said the driver of a gray GMC Yukon that rear-ended a BMW near mile marker 54 fled the scene of the crash.

When deputies spotted the SUV in Marathon and attempted a traffic stop, the driver kept going.
Deputies followed the SUV, which reached speeds of 114 mph, onto the Seven Mile Bridge but lost sight of it near mile marker 36.

A short time later, though, a motorist called 911 to report that the SUV had pulled onto Barry Avenue on Little Torch Key. Deputies found the unoccupied SUV behind a large bush across from Parker's Resort.

Witnesses told deputies they saw the driver leave the SUV and run toward the resort. Deputies found a man matching Grissinger's description hiding behind a small privacy wall attached to several resort rentals.

Grissinger was arrested and taken to jail.


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