Boca Man Drives Over Person Lying On State Road 7

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — Charges have not been filed against Boca Raton resident David Burton who was driving south on 441/SR7 when a man inexplicably lied down in the middle of road. Burton — and we can’t imagine what he must be feeling — was behind a car that drove over Richard Tortora Jr and kept driving. Not realizing that there was a body in the road, PBSO says Burton ran over Toryora as well, but stopped. 

Drugs and/or alcohol are considered a factor in “the actions of” Tortora, according to PBSO. He is dead. 

The accident happened Friday night. Police are asking anyone with information about the driver who fled the scene to call. 

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