The Broward Sheriff’s Office on Monday announced the arrest of a man detectives say hit and killed a 22-year-old Go-Ped rider in Oakland Park with his BMW and then took off.
The accident happened the night of May 11 on Powerline Road, just north of Oakland Park Boulevard. Joseph Deverson was thrown off his Go-Ped and died several days later from his injuries.
Scott Roman, 47, was arrested Monday at his luxury waterfront condo in Fort Lauderdale, The Palms, according to BSO. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death and tampering with evidence.
After the crash, BSO released information about the vehicle, and an employee at The Palms provided a tip that led detectives to the BMW. Roman had asked a condo employee to make arrangements to have the car repaired, BSO said.
Roman is a licensed Florida real estate broker specializing in luxury condos.
According to his website, scottroman.com, “Scott’s personality & lively sense of humor aids the often stressful searching endeavour, transforming the experience into a memorable celebration. Whether you are selling your home or purchasing a new home, your experience with Scott Roman will be nothing short of World Class.’’
Roman was booked into the BSO Main Jail Monday night facing one count for failure to remain at the scene of an accident involving death and tampering with evidence.