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Posted: January 25, 2018

Man flees, leaves stepdaughters behind after rollover crash, police say

Police: Man Leaves Stepdaughters Behind When Fleeing Rollover Crash

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Man flees, leaves stepdaughters behind after rollover crash, police say
Armando De Dios Cruz. (Via Haines City Police Department)

By Sarah Elsesser, Palm Beach Post

HAINES CITY, Fla. —

Police are searching for a man in Central Florida who allegedly abandoned his stepchildren after they were all involved in a rollover crash. 

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Armando De Dios Cruz was driving his 6-year-old and 13-year-old stepdaughters on Sunday when he violated the right-of-way of another driver, according to the Haines City Police Department.

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How's THIS for parenting? Armando De Dios Cruz was driving his 6-year old and 13-year old stepdaughters on 1/21/18, when...

Posted by Haines City Police Department on Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 

Police said his vehicle crashed and rolled over, and the 6-year-old was ejected from the car. Police said De Dios Cruz, who doesn’t have a valid driver’s license, fled the scene without checking to see whether the children were OK.

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The driver of the other vehicle involved in the incident sustained a broken wrist, according to police. 

Haines City police got a warrant for De Dios Cruz’s arrest accusing him of leaving the scene of a crash with injury and child neglect.

Read more at the Haines City Police Department’s Facebook


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