Tragic Accident Claims a Life on State Road 206 in St. Johns County

The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal crash that occurred on State Road 206 at South Walk Place on Tuesday night. According to the crash report, a pickup truck was following an SUV traveling westbound on SR 206 when the truck collided with the back of the SUV. As a result, the pickup truck went off the left side of the road and hit a tree, while the SUV stopped on the north grassy shoulder. The pickup truck’s driver, a 72-year-old man from St. Augustine, was declared dead on the scene. The SUV’s driver, a 39-year-old woman from Palm…

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St. Johns County Fire Rescue Urges for Layered Approach to Sun Protection

St. Johns County Fire Rescue is reminding beachgoers to protect themselves from the sun and stay hydrated to avoid heat stroke. Tips include drinking plenty of fluids (without alcohol), using sunscreen and reapplying it after swimming, wearing protective clothing and sunglasses, avoiding the intense midday sun, and using a broad-spectrum sunscreen with at least SPF 15. Those spending extended periods in the sun should use a layered approach to protect themselves. Sunscreen works best when used with shade or clothes and should be reapplied every two hours and after sweating or swimming. CLICK TO READ SOURCE Images/Source:

Police still searching for Suspect who Triggered Fireworks in St. Augustine Theater

Two teenagers were arrested and a third suspect is being looked for after they set off fireworks inside a St. Augustine movie theater over the weekend. The incident occurred during the debut weekend of a popular children’s movie, causing panic among those in attendance. The sheriff’s office responded to multiple reports of explosions and found minor damage to the theater. No one was injured in the incident. The two teenagers were arrested and charged with arson and disorderly conduct but the Sheriff’s Office is still looking for the third suspect. Parental attention is being emphasized for the summer holidays. CLICK…

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St. Augustine Albino Gator Bids Farewell to 3 Teeth Due to Jaw Deformity

An albino alligator named Mr. Bones residing in the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park has been experiencing dental issues due to a chronic jaw malformation. Dr. Bridget Walker from the University of Florida’s Zoological Medicine program performed a procedure on Mr. Bones to pull out three of his front teeth and relieve the pressure on his jaw, allowing him to eat larger prey. Mr. Bones received mild sedation, a nerve block, and pain medication to keep him comfortable during and post-procedure. He can now resume his regular eating habits. This procedure took place on National Alligator Day, which is…

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