Man killed in Marco crash; 22-year-old driver charged with fleeing scene

Officers said 20-year-old Shayne William Murray was killed following the single-vehicle crash at about 2:20 a.m. on Jamaica Road near Freeport Avenue. The alleged driver, 22-year-old Andrew Roubicek, left the scene but was later found by K-9 units at a home a couple blocks east of the crash, officials said.

Officers said 20-year-old Shayne William Murray was killed following the single-vehicle crash at about 2:20 a.m. on Jamaica Road near Freeport Avenue. The alleged driver, 22-year-old Andrew Roubicek, left the scene but was later found by K-9 units at a home a couple blocks east of the crash, officials said.

Andrew Roubicek

Andrew Roubicek

Shayne William Murray

Shayne William Murray

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— A driver accused of leaving the scene of a crash that killed his passenger early Monday has been cited at least four times since 2007 for unsafe driving, according to Collier County court records.

Around 2:20 a.m., a woman on Marco Island called police to report a crash by her house on Jamaica Road near Freeport Avenue. The woman told officers she saw the driver, later identified as Andrew Roubicek, 22, walk around the 2008 Jeep Cherokee before running toward Greenview Street, according to an arrest report.

Officers found the sport utility vehicle’s passenger, Shayne William Murray, 20, lying dead in a swale beside the road.

Marco police called deputies with the Collier County Sheriff’s Office who were able to find Roubicek’s father. After calling his son two times, Roubicek’s father “convinced Andrew to turn himself in,” a report said.

Roubicek, who was arrested at a Marco Island home around 6:15 a.m., was not allowed to have jail visitors Monday, according to corrections staff. Attempts to reach his father were unsuccessful.

Collier County court records show Roubicek was cited once for not having a seat belt in his car and three times for speeding since 2007. In all of the cases, he was going more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit, and in one case was driving 82 mph in a 45-mph zone, according to deputies.

Roubicek also is being sued by a Collier County woman who alleges she suffered pain, disability, disfigurement, mental anguish and loss of earnings — among other complaints — after he crashed into her in October 2008.

Marco police said Roubicek’s Jeep crashed Monday after entering a curve on Jamaica Road, driving off the road and onto the sidewalk at Trinidad Avenue, and rolling over at least once.

As deputies were arresting Roubicek, they found a receipt in his pocket for $54.12 worth of alcoholic drinks at a Marco Island bar time-stamped at 1:22 a.m., a report said. The 22-year-old was taken to Physicians Regional Medical Center for a blood draw and to be medically cleared before going to jail.

Roubicek, of the 3500 block of 18th Avenue Southeast, faces a charge of leaving the scene of a crash involving death. Police said further charges are pending.

Reached by phone Monday, Murray’s family said they were not ready to talk about the crash.

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