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TikTok star Leonardo Gil Dies in Florida Hit-And-Run

Rising TikTok star Leonardo Gil died on last week on Tuesday, January 25 after he was struck and killed in a hit and run accident. He was 34.

Gil, an endoscopy technician at Hialeah Hospital, was struck by a dark-colored SUV or van at the intersection of East 8th Avenue and 21st Street around 9:30 p.m., NBC Miami reported. He had finished his shift at the hospital and was riding his motorcycle when the accident, which was caught on camera, occurred.

In surveillance video released by the police, the vehicle could be seen making a left turn at an intersection before it was hit by Gil’s motorcycle. The driver of the vehicle stopped, but eventually fled the scene.

Hialeah Police Lt. Eduardo Rodriguez told NBC Miami that the video “shows that Mr. Gil, he was traveling southbound, he had the right of way when this vehicle turned out right in

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Florida motorcycle club members fight stereotypes with coat drive

The Gulf Coast Outlaws are on a mission to change the negative perceptions that people might have about motorcycle clubs.

They’re starting in their own community.

This holiday season, club members collected more than 1,000 coats during a drive at their Navarre clubhouse and plan to give them away to residents in need. They also raised $2,300 to fund Christmas celebrations for three families who have fallen on hard times.

“I think the ‘Sons of Anarchy’ generation really put a damper on people’s view of the motorcycle club and kind of gave them a falsified perception of things,” said Gulf Coast Outlaws member Preston Perry, who helped spearhead this year’s charitable efforts.

“The Outlaws, as a whole, have always been big at giving out to the community. We are very aware of the people who are suffering and in need. With all of us in the Panhandle coming together and

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Pregnant Florida librarian killed in road rage shooting she allegedly started: police

A pregnant Florida woman is dead after allegedly initiating a road rage incident with a motorcyclist in Orange City on Saturday, police say.

Sara Nicole Morales, 35, hit Andrew Derr’s motorcycle intentionally with her blue Kia along the 1400 block of N. Volusia Ave around 5 p.m., according to investigators. Derr was not injured in the minor accident, and he and witnesses followed Morales while she drove away from the scene.

The motorcyclist and witnesses contacted law enforcement while following her to her home and also attempted to get her to stop, but she refused.

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When Morales reached home, she went inside and reportedly retrieved a firearm. She confronted Derr and the witnesses in the street while they were on the phone with 911, according to the police.

Derr, who has a valid Florida

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Wounded veterans ride motorcycles through Florida Keys

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In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, retired military veterans ride motorcycles on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway’s Seven Mile Bridge Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, near Marathon, Fla. The vets are participating in a Wounded Warrior Project event called Rolling Project Odyssey designed as therapy for emotional and mental rehabilitation for those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The five-day event through the Keys, that included an interaction session with marine mammals at Dolphin Research Center on Thursday, is to end Friday, Oct. 15. (Steve Panariello/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)

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A motorcycle riding experience through the Florida Keys that ends Friday has provided camaraderie, emotional support and mental rejuvenation for a group of veterans as part of a Wounded Warrior Project program called Rolling Project Odyssey.

Participants rode across the Seven Mile Bridge following a Thursday morning interactive dolphin experience at Dolphin

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