Published On: Tue, Sep 14th, 2010

PBSO investigating fatal pedestrian accident in West Boca

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BOCA RATON – The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal car-pedestrian accident reported about 9:11 a.m. Sept. 7 at Sonoma Lake Boulevard and Lyons Road west of Boca Raton.

The report said Roberta Lynn Tenenbaum, 54, of Brickel Point Drive, Boca Raton, was pronounced dead at the scene by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

PBSO said the woman was walking across the northbound lanes of Lyons Road south of the intersection of Sonoma Lake Boulevard.  An SUV operated by Emanouel Legakis, 29, of Villa Medici Place, Boca Raton, was traveling northbound on Lyons Road south of the intersection.

The report says that as Tenenbaum crossed Lyons Road, she walked into the path of Legakis’ car, which knocked her to the roadway.  The report said the driver reacted to the collision and applied the brakes, sliding to a stop north of the collision scene.

Legakis was not hurt.  The accident remains under investigation.


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