UPDATE: WCSO to review beach patrol procedures after accident

Published: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 11:33 AM.

"I was at the hospital with the family. They were very kind," Smith said. "And Biernacki was certainly very upset. It would be upsetting for anyone."

Although Biernacki was found at fault, he has not been placed on administrative leave at this time. On Wednesday, WCSO was still awaiting an official report from Florida Highway Patrol.

"Once they review the accident, they decide if there should be punishment and what it should be," Smith said. "It's important for us to be on the beach. We are committed to protecting the public and we will make sure this never happens again."




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