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34-year-old from Texas dies in golf cart accident at Houston Astros owner’s golf course

by Anthony McKenzie
PORT ST. LUCIE, Florida (KTRK)– A Texas man has actually passed away after diminishing a golf cart at a golf links area possessed by Houston Astros proprietor Jim Crane.

Police in Port St. Lucie, Florida, determined the target as 34- year-old Christopher Cipra, who was associated with the occurrence that occurred at the Floridian National Golf Club late Tuesday evening.

An initial examination revealed 3 people left the club in a golf cart and were taking a trip back to a home in the area, authorities stated.

” The cart after that discussed an elevated manhole cover, creating the sufferer who was standing in the back of the golf cart to diminish and struck the road,” Port St. Lucie authorities wrote in a press release.

The sufferer was required to a neighborhood medical facility, where he was pronounced dead. 2 other individuals who were resting inside the cart were not injured.

Police later on established that one more Texas man, 53- year-old John Hehr, was the driver of the cart. Hehr was apprehended on a DUI homicide charge, however, authorities did not specify on any type of added truths resulting in his charge.

A check of prison documents in Florida revealed Hehr posted a $50,000 bond and was released.

Crane bought the Floridian National Golf Club in 2010, after which improvements were made to freshen the neighborhood, the course’s web site stated.

Floridian National is additionally a 40- minute drive from the Astros’ springtime training home in West Palm Beach.

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