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    Man struck and killed by Deputy's cruiser minutes after being released from jail

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- An Orlando man was struck and killed by a sheriff's deputy's cruiser outside the Orange County Jail minutes after he was released from the facility.
    Orange County sheriff's Deputy Armando Harwood, 43, of Orlando, was driving northbound in a marked patrol vehicle at about 3:10 a.m. when he approached 33rd Street and had a green light and struck the man, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said. The victim was not in a crosswalk when he was hit, troopers said.The 56-year-old victim's name has not been released. He had been released from the jail at 2:55 a.m. after being arrested Saturday night on two counts of contempt of court.Harwood was hired as an Orange County sheriff's deputy in August and has not been involved in any other crashes while at the department, according to the sheriff's office.An investigation into the crash is ongoing.John Young Parkway was closed during an investigation but has since reopened.Watch Local 6 News for more on this story.

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    Damn. I hate when that happens. Should have used the crosswalk.......
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    Some people can't keep out of the back of a police unit.....or as in this case from under one. He's going to be in contempt for his next court date too.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    Some people can't keep out of the back of a police unit.....or as in this case from under one. He's going to be in contempt for his next court date too.....
    +1
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    That makes for a bad shift,

    Kinda worse for the dead guy though, not only did he get arrested but then he got dead by the police, someone was not on his side that night
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    Maybe it was karma. It has a strange way of showing up these days.


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    Oh well, one less "frequent flyer" for them to have to deal with.


    (Sucks for the Deputy, though.)


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    Really bad luck. Hope the car had a push bumper on it so there was no real loss..............
    The six o'clock rule
    I tell them to act according to the six o'clock rule, a phrase that causes most of them to say, "Huh?"
    I tell them to use this little test before they decide to do something. If they were to do what they're thinking about, and it became the lead story on the six o'clock news, would they be proud? Would their department be proud, and would their family be proud? It's a simple way to live your life both personally and professionally.

    Bruce Thomason


    "If you tell the truth you don't have to remember anything." Mark Twain



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    Hold it . . . hold it . . . . THERE!

    The sound of a lawsuit being filed by the grieving family.

 

 

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