Police: Man arrested after motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run crash in Fort Lauderdale

Stephen Sherburn, 29, was charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in a death, leaving the scene crash involving damage to a prop and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. (Ford Lauderdale Police Department)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 29-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after a fatal hit-and-run crash killed a motorcyclist in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

The driver was identified as 29-year-old Stephen Sherburne.

The crash happened around 1 a.m. Wednesday in the southbound lanes of South Federal Highway approaching Southeast Sixth Street.

Fort Lauderdale police said Sherburne, who was driving a 2022 black Ford Edge, struck the driver of the motorcycle but failed to stop or try to help the motorcyclist.

Police said another vehicle then struck the driver of the motorcycle. That driver did stop, but the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has not yet been identified by police.

Sherburne was charged with leaving the scene of a crash resulting in a death, leaving the scene crash involving damage to property and tampering with or fabricating physical evidence.


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