Local woman killed in golf cart accident


ONES COMING TO GRIPS WITH THE DEATH OF A LOCAL BUSINESSWOMAN — 51-YEAR-OLD SHELLEY OSTERHOUT… WAS KILLED THIS MONTH… FOLLOWING AN INCIDENT INVOLVING A GOLF CART … IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. IT HAPPENED IN THE VILLAGES COMMUNITY… WHICH ABOUT TWO HOURS NORTH OF ORLANDO. THE MAN WHO WAS DRIVING THAT GOLF CART … TIMOTHY FOXWORTH … … IS NOW CHARGED WITH D-U-I, AND LEAVING THE SCENE OF THE ACCIDENT. BUT AS OF TONIGHT… HE HAS NOT BEEN CHARGED IN OSTERHOUT’S DEATH. 4 IN YOUR CORNER’S STEPHANIE TINOCO… SPEAKING WITH FAMILY … AND DIGGING DEEPER INTO THIS CASE. STEPH? THIS IS STILL AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION …DETECTIVES SAY FOXWORTH WAS DRINKING THAT NIGHT…NEVER CALLED 9-1-1 TO REPORT THE INCIDENT. I SPOKE WITH ONE OF HER SONS OVER THE PHONE EARLIER TODAY WHO TELLS ME THEY’RE DOING THE BEST THEY CAN….VERY HEARTBROKEN BY THEIR LOSS.. JACOB OSTERHOUT SAYS HIS LAST MEMORY WITH HIS MOTHER SHELLY WAS FULL OF LAUGHS… VISITING FAMILY IN CENTRAL FLORIDA. “Right before it we were up in the villages going to a car show.” LATER THAT NIGHT HIS MOM WENT OUT FOR DRINKS WITH HER SISTER …A FEW HOURS LATER …DETECTIVES SAY SALLY FELL OUT OF A GOLF CART 36 YEAR OLD TIMOTHY FOXWORTH WAS DRIVING…SHORTYLY AFTER WITNESSES SAY HE DRAGGED SALLY TO A MEDIAN..PUT HER DOWN IN A FLOWER BED…LEFT HER IN THE BUSHES AND FLED THE SCENE ON HIS GOLF CART…HE LATER TOLD DETECTIVES HE WAS SCARED BECAUSE HE WAS DRINKING. STEPHANIE: Who was this guy driving the golf cart? DEBBIE: “I have no idea but Shelly was a stranger to nobody.” FOXWORTH WAS HEADING BACK TO THE VILLAGES THAT SAME NIGHT AFTER VISITNG A FEW BARS… AND GAVE SALLY A RIDE … INVESTIGATORS SAY FOXWORTH NEVER CALLED 9-1-1 TO REPORT THE INCIDENT…DETECTIVES FOUND HER IN CRITICAL CONDITION…A FEW DAYS LATER SHE DIED. “I’m just going to miss her.” FRIENDS LIKE DEBBIE RABIN KNEW HER AS “HAPPY SHELLY”… ALWAYS SMILING AND LIGHTING UP A ROOM. OTHERS KNEW HER AS A POWERFUL PROFESSIONAL …HELPING PEOPLE FIND THEIR VOICE. “She was a community leader.” BUT FOR JACOB AND HIS BROTHERS…THEY KNEW HER AS “MOM”…WISHING THEY COULD SAY THEY LOVE HER ONE MORE TIME. “And like to thank her for trying to make me and my brothers as strong as we can be.” SHELLY’S FUNERAL WILL BE THIS SATURDAY AT NEXT LEVEL CHURCH…AT THE GATEWAY CAMPUS… WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER … IT BEGINS AT 10 AM. ON SUNDAY THERE WILL BE A CELEBRATION LIFE SERVICE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AT THE SAME TIME AND LOCATION… WHERE FRIENDS AND FAMILY WILL BE SHARING STORIES AND SOME OF THEIR FAVORITE MEMORIES ABOUT HER. LIVE IN THE STUDIO STEPHANIE TINOCO FOX 4 IN YOUR CORNER. A CAPE CORAL MAN HAS

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