A driver in a pickup truck hit spectators at a Pride festival in Wilton Manors, Florida, killing a man and wounding two other people Saturday, Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis said, per the SunSentinel.
The big picture: The incident at the Wilton Manors Stonewall Parade and Festival, which Trantalis described as a “deliberate attack,” was one of two involving a pickup truck hitting a crowd on Saturday, with several cyclists left critically wounded in Arizona.
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What’s happening: In Wilton Manors, reports emerged about 7 p.m. local time that a truck had “crossed multiple lanes, striking multiple people,” according to the SunSentinel.
- Trantalis said police had “apprehended the driver,” 7News Miami notes.
- One of the two people injured was in a hospital in a critical condition following the incident, according to Trantalis.
In Show Low, Arizona, a pickup truck driver “plowed into bicyclists during a community road race,” AP reports. Six people were taken to a local hospital in a critical condition.
- The 35-year-old suspect was shot by police at a nearby hardware store and was in a “stable but critical condition,” per AP.
- Police told AP the motive for the incident was not immediately known.
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