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Man seen on Publix video may be involved in fatal traffic shooting

Driver exits car, collapses on busy Oakland Park Boulevard

OAKLAND PARK, Fla. – Deputies are searching for a man who may be responsible for a road rage incident.

Broward Sheriff’s Office detectives said the man may have shot another driver, who then collapsed on a busy street.

Security video of the man, who fled the scene, shows him entering, wandering around the inside of the front of a Publix and then exiting near the 200 block of East Oakland Park Boulevard.

Investigators believe the man seen in the video was the same person caught on security video driving a white, full-sized pickup truck fleeing northbound on Northeast Second Avenue after the incident, leaving Oakland Park Boulevard at 6:19 p.m. Nov. 17.

Detectives say a man seen in a Publix supermarket surveillance video have had something to do with the death of a driver after a traffic dispute.

In the span of a few minutes, a passerby saw Ian Curtis, 27, of Fort Lauderdale, lying in the roadway.

Detectives believe that around 6:15 p.m., Curtis exited his white Mercedes-Benz before collapsing onto the street. The passerby administered CPR to Curtis until paramedics arrived.

Paramedics took Curtis to Broward Health Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Detectives want to speak with the driver of the pickup truck. Anyone with information regarding the incident is ask to contact BSO Detective John Curcio at 954-321-4212. Information can be anonymously reported to Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

A reward up to $3,000 is being offered for any information that leads to an arrest.


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