Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # Not available
Cause: Motorcycle accident
Police Officer Phoenix Braithwaite was struck and killed by a vehicle while en route to the department headquarters. His motorcycle was struck head-on by a vehicle that was attempting to pass a truck.
The driver of the other vehicle was convicted of driving without a license and causing serious bodily injury or death and sentenced to seven and half years incarceration.
Officer Braithwaite had served with the Haines City Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife and child.