Truck Driver Runs Over And Kills Homeless Man In Delray Beach

Francisco Jiron-Bracamonte has been charged with "Driving Without a Driver's License Causing A Fatality" by Delray Beach Police.

John Douglas Ongert was staying dry, in a box, when the box was run over by Francisco Jiron-Bracamonte according to police. Ongert died at the scene.

DELRAY BEACH, FL ( — This is an absolutely horrible story out of Delray Beach where a truck driver — driving without a license — ran over a homeless man’s head, killing him.

Here is the report from Delray Beach PD:

Delray Beach Police officers were called to the public access parking lot behind 330 NE 4th Street. When the officers arrived, they found John Douglas Ongert deceased under a large white box truck. Traffic Homicide Investigator Cramer arrived at the scene and conducted an investigation. Through his investigation, Officer Cramer found that Mr. Ongert went to sleep under the box truck to get out of the rain and he fell asleep. The driver of the truck entered the truck and moved it forward. The rear tires rolled over Mr. Ongert’s head .Mr. Ongert died on scene.

Through his investigation, Officer Cramer also found that the driver of the box truck, Francisco Jiron-Bracamonte, was operating the truck without a driver’s license. He was subsequently arrested for Driving Without a Driver’s License causing a Fatality.


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