Pictures and video from the scene confirmed Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in tears whereas in a convertible at the parade. A spokesperson for Wasserman Schultz didn’t instantly return an electronic mail looking for remark.
“We have been at the beginning of the parade, proper in entrance of Fort Lauderdale Excessive College,” spectator Christina Currie instructed the South Florida SunSentinel. “Swiftly there was a loud revving of a truck and a crash by means of a fence. … It was positively an intentional act proper throughout the lanes of site visitors.”
Wilton Manors police tweeted Saturday night time that the general public will not be in hazard.
“A tragic incident occurred at right now’s Stonewall occasion,” Wilton Manors Mayor Scott Newton stated in a press release, in line with WPLG-TV. “Out of respect for everybody concerned, the parade has been canceled and a radical investigation is being performed.”