- In 2009, there were five people injured in beach driving collisions. Two of those people were hit by motor vehicles, while the other three were struck by golf carts, according to Volusia County officials.
- July 24, 2006 - Angelo Patitucci, 77, of Ormond Beach, ran over his wife Lena, who had stepped out of the car to help push the car out of a patch of soft sand. She remained conscious throughout the rescue.
- July 3, 2006 - Haleigh Howerton, a Georgia college student, was sunbathing when Robert Augustynowski, a Beach Patrol Officer with more than 20 years' experience, ran her over. Augustynowski was cited for careless driving and had to pay a $118 fine. Volusia County paid a $100,000 legal settlement.
- February 2003 -- A Miami Beach police officer ran over two sunbathers, killing one of them. Stephanie Tunc, 27, was killed and her sister Sandrine Tunc, 26, was injured. The sisters were visiting from Paris.
- Between 1998 and 2003, there were 43 accidents in Volusia County involving vehicles and people on the beach.
- March 2003 - Stephanie Yates, a 12-year-old Port Orange girl, was hit by a van driven by Jeanne Babiez, 36, of Port Orange. Babiez was backing out of a space. The collision occurred just north of the Emilia Avenue beach approach in Daytona Beach Shores.
- An accident in which two sunbathers were struck by a vehicle caused state officials to ban driving on the beach in Anastasia State Park in St. Johns County in August 2000. One of those injured, Megan Hamlin of Chalfont, Pa., remains in a vegetative state.
- May 29, 1998 - Elizabeth Gobel, a 2-year-old from from Niles, Mich., darted into the beach driving lane, just south of the International Speedway Boulevard ramp when she was struck in the head by the front bumper of a van and fell between the tires just after 1 p.m.
- Jan. 30, 1996 - Geraldine ''Gerry'' Rickert, 59, of Belleview, near Ocala was killed while wading in the surf in Ormond Beach. Her friend, Joann Snow, 65, of Steamburg, N.Y., sustained several broken bones. The driver who struck them, Robert F. Welleditch of Pennsylvania, was convicted of DUI manslaughter and was sentenced to 17 years in prison.
- Aug. 19, 1988 - A 2-year-old Winter Park boy died after he was hit by a van on the beach. Roland Hotard IV wandered into the path of the van. The driver of the van, Rueben Mason Walker, of New Smyrna Beach, was driving within the 10 mph speed limit and could not avoid hitting the child, Goodson said. No charges were filed.
- April 19, 1987 - A 78-year-old Massachusetts woman walking along the beach in New Smyrna Beach was killed when she was run over by a car backing out of a designated parking area, police said. The driver of the car was Roger Dumont, 48, of Beloiel, Quebec, who was charged with DUI manslaughter.
Chart: Volusia County beach-driving injuries and deaths
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