• Construction worker accused of killing Florida deputy with front end loader

    8 days ago - By WGN TV

    TAMPA, Fla. - Two road construction workers are facing charges after one allegedly ran into a Pinellas County deputy with a forklift, killing him, and fled the scene.
    The collision occurred just after 11 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say the man believed to be responsible, 32-year-old Juan Ariel Molina Salles, was a Honduran migrant who was in the country illegally.
    Deputy Michael Hartwick.
    Pinellas Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said Deputy Michael Hartwick, a 51-year-old veteran officer and father, was in a construction zone, working a traffic detail when he was struck by a front end loader with...
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