One dead, one injured after car hits tree in Pembroke Pines, police say

A 23-year-old man is dead and a 22-year-old woman is in the hospital after their car struck a tree Saturday in Pembroke Pines, police said.

Just before 4 p.m., Anthony Augustin, of Jacksonville, was driving a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis east on Pines Boulevard in the left lane, and was approaching the 9400 block. Kourtney Rolle was riding in the passenger seat.

For an unknown reason, Augustine veered to the left, drove over the median and struck a tree, cops said. Neither Augustine or Rolle was wearing a seatbelt, police said.

Augustine died at the scene, and Rolle was transported to Memorial Regional Hospital. her injuries were not life threatening, police said.

No charges have been filed and the investigation continues, police said.

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