A woman from Tamarac was killed in a five vehicle chain reaction car crash. The accident resulted in the death of Karen Sweeting, age 31.
The accident caused a chain reaction crash. It took place as Sweeting and three other drivers were waiting at a red light in the northbound lanes of Pine Island Road at Northwest 77th Street. Pauline Madromootoo driving a Nissan Altima hit the rear end of Sweetings Honda CRV causing a chain reaction with three other vehicles in front of her car. Sweeting and Madromootoo were taken to Broward Health North where Madromootoo was treated but Sweeting died.