Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel
Deerfield Beach, Florida — A woman was killed as she waited for the bus in Deerfield Beach when an intoxicated driver drove his car onto the sidewalk. Broward Sheriff’s Office Traffic Homicide Investigation detectives are investigating the fatal crash.
At 6:52 p.m., Jamie Lynn Honaker was sitting at a county bus stop on the north sidewalk near the 1400 block of West Sample Road when she was struck by a GMC Safari. The van, which jumped the curb, was driven by Mark J. Jusevic. After the crash, Jusevic continued driving west on West Sample Road for about two blocks, coming to a stop near the 1600 block. His van had extensive front end damage and a flat tire as a result of the crash. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue responded to the incident. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Jusevic exhibited signs of impairment when speaking with detectives. He is facing DUI manslaughter charges at this time. Jusevic has a prior DUI arrest from 2005. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact BSO Detective Anthony Morales at 954-321-4840 or report anonymous tips to Crime Stoppers of Broward County at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org.
- INVESTIGATORS: BSO THI Sgt. Todd Michael, THI Det. Anthony Morales, THI Det. Robert Miller