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PONCE INLET – The Ponce Inlet Fire Department continues to provide flu shots to town residents through the end of December at the fire department.
The cost of a flu shot is $25, payable by cash, check or Medicare Part B. If you are unable to get to the fire department, arrangements can be made to have firefighters come to your residence and administer a shot.
Ponce Inlet boy, 10, hit by pick up Wednesday morning while running across school crosswalk at Port Orange's Spruce Creek Elementary; still critical overnight at Halifax Medical Center
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PORT ORANGE -- A 10-year-old boy struck by a pick-up truck while trying to cross Taylor Road for Spruce Creek Elementary School, remained in critical condition overnight at Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Port Orange police said.
Douglas Ethan Swayze, a fifth grader, was running in the crosswalk toward the school in the 600 block of Taylor just after 7 a.m. when he was struck by a Chevy pick up driven by 60-year-old Michael Schoenbeck. Indications are the driver was driving within the posted speed of 45 mph and it was still dark outside, Assistant Police Chief Wayne Miller said, based on an initial investigation that is ongoing.