From the Apopka Police Department

On Monday at approximately 11:41 pm, the Apopka Police Department responded to a fatal traffic crash at the intersection of West Michael Gladden Boulevard and South Hawthorne Avenue involving a Chevrolet van and a BMW X6. The van was traveling east on Michael Gladden Boulevard at the time of the crash. The decedent has been identified as Aurora Rodarte, 64, of Apopka. Urbano Rodarte-Reyes was driving the van. He is also a resident of Apopka.

The second vehicle involved, a BMW X6, was traveling North on Hawthorne Avenue and failed to come to a stop at the stop sign for the intersection. The van collided with the BMW at the intersection then rolled over and came to a stop. The BMW continued traveling north on South Hawthorne Avenue where it came to a stop in the 800 block. 

The driver of the BMW has yet to be identified and the Apopka Police Traffic Homicide Unit is seeking any information about the driver of the vehicle. 

This is still an active investigation and anyone with tips are encouraged to contact the Apopka Police Department at 407-703-1757 or Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here