Cyclist Involved in Accident With Lauderdale Police Car Dies From Injuries

William Schramm, the 65-year-old man who was struck by a Fort Lauderdale police cruiser on Las Olas Boulevard on Saturday, has died from his injuries.

According to the Fort Lauderdale police news release, at 12:04 a.m., Schramm's bicycle was eastbound on East Las Olas Bouelvard, making a left turn onto Isle of Venice, putting him squarely in the path of a police car driven by Sgt. Jamie Costas.

The release does not indicate that Costas was responding to an emergency. Witnesses to the accident are encouraged to contact

Traffic Homicide Investigator Jill Hirsch at 954-828-5753 or Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.


All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories


All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >