Officials Call Wilton Manors Pride Crash Accidental

The Associated Press reports:

The driver who slammed into spectators at the start of a Pride parade in South Florida, killing one person and seriously injuring another, did so accidentally, local officials said Sunday.

Saturday’s crash at the Wilton Manors Stonewall Pride Parade initially drew speculation, including from the mayor of nearby Fort Lauderdale, that it was a hate crime directed at the gay community.

The driver and the victims were a part of the Fort Lauderdale Gay Men’s Chorus family, a small 25-member group of mostly older men.

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