Florida Deputy Dies After PIT Attempt

HERNANDO COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities say newly released surveillance footage shows Michael Anthony speeding down Broadstreet in Hernando County with law enforcement in pursuit.

But one of the deputies, Sgt. Brandon Ross loses control and in a flash of light crashes into a power line and a parked pick-up truck.

Investigators say another security camera nearby recorded Deputy John Mecklenburg following Anthony’s car. It also recorded audio of Sgt. Ross’s crash. He suffered only minor injuries.

But moments later, Mecklenburg, a married father of two young children, crashed his cruiser into a tree and was killed.

Read more: http://www.abcactionnews.com/dpp/news/region_citrus_hernando/surveillance-video-shows-violent-deputy-crash#ixzz1W1afSij5

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