Osteen neighbors along St. Johns River stay resilient despite rising waters
Robyne Meeker is enjoying the island life. She has a seat in her lawn chair just feet from the water. A breeze flows through the queen palms just overhead. But this is no tropical getaway. She’s up against her Osteen home on the last sliver of land not yet taken by the St. Johns River.
Pilot, passenger killed in Osteen plane crash identified
Update: 10 a.m.VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office has released the names of two people who died in a small plane crash Wednesday evening near Osteen. He was conducting flight training exercises with his passenger, Miguel Duarte, 33, who was a member of the Peruvian Air Force, VCSO said. Original story:Two people died in a plane crash near Osteen Wednesday evening, the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies said the small plane went down near the Wireglass Prairie Preserve. Osteen plane crashBased on data from FlightAware, the plane took off from Spruce Creek around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and crashed just seven minutes later.wftv.com
Man found in Volusia County road with fatal injuries was struck by 2 vehicles, FHP says
A 48-year-old Osteen man was found fatally injured in a Volusia County roadway early Sunday morning after a driver ran him over, and the Florida Highway Patrol wants to know more about a different car they believe struck the man first.
2 killed, 2 others seriously injured in crash between pickup trucks in Volusia County
VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Two people died and two others were hospitalized after a crash in Volusia County Monday night. Troopers with the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the intersection of Osteen Maytown Road near Uranus Trail in Osteen just after 8 p.m. for a crash reportedly involving two pick-up trucks. A fifth person involved in the crash didn’t require any medical attention and remained on scene, according to FHP. READ: Clermont woman reunited with abducted daughter after 14 yearsOsteen Maytown Road remains completely blocked in both directions between Dixon Lake Road and Uranus Trail as troopers investigate the crash. They haven’t said what may have led up to the crash or who was at fault.wftv.com
Motorcyclist killed in Seminole County crash, troopers say
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - A man was killed in Seminole County on Sunday evening in a motorcycle accident at Snowhill Road and Snow Queen Drive, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The man was identified as 38-year-old John Burlinson of Osteen. Burlinson was traveling northbound on Snowhill Road above the posted speed limit when another vehicle struck him while trying to make a left turn, authorities said. Burlinson was ejected from his motorcycle and came to rest on the southbound lane of Snowhill Road, troopers said. Burlinson was struck by two other vehicles while in the roadway, according to troopers.
Osteen man charged with inappropriately touching child
Osteen man, who worked security at DeBary golf course, charged with inappropriate touching. Detectives ask if anyone has been a victim of inappropriate touching to contact them. A 34-year-old Osteen man hired by the DeBary Golf and Country Club Homeowner's Association as a nighttime security worker has been charged with with inappropriately touching a child under 16 years of age and detectives believe there may be additional victims, according to a statement from the Volusia County Sheriff's Office. The victim, who was known to Cobb, told her mother over the weekend that Cobb has been touching her inappropriately since November 2018. Anyone who may have been a victim of Cobb or any similar case is urged to call the Child Exploitation Unit at 386-323-3574.news-journalonline.com