ICE/HSI agents were struck while getting into cab by 21-year-old driver making a U-turn who jumped the curb.
By H. Nelson Goodson
Hispanic News Network U.S.A.
January 26, 2016
Miami Beach, FL – Jordana Daniela Rosales, 21, is facing charges for hit-and-run causing death for the January 15 incident that injured two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement-Homeland Security Investigations (ICE/HSI) agents while they attempted to board a taxi in South Miami Beach, according to police. ICE/HSI Agent Scott McGuire who was based in New Orleans, but had an assignment in Miami Beach passed away on Sunday from his injuries, the second agent has not been identified suffered a broken leg.
Rosales who was driving a gray 2015 Mercedes E250 made a U-turn near the intersection at Collins Ave. and Española Way when she jumped the curb and struck both federal agents who were on duty.
Rosales fled the scene without stopping, but was later arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident. A cash bond of $100K was set for Rosales who is a Florida International student from Coral Gables. Rosales posted bond and is on house arrest. Police say, Rosales was intoxicated when she struck both federal agents.
ICE/HSI Agent McGuire is survived by his wife and a 5-year-old son.
ICE released the following statement regarding the death of ICE/HSI Agent McGuire, “We are saddened to announce that an ICE Homeland Security Investigations special agent who was critically injured in a hit-and-run incident Jan. 15 while on duty in Miami Beach, Florida, died as a result of his injuries Sunday.
Befitting his selfless nature, the special agent was an organ donor, and although we are immeasurably diminished by his death, we can at least take some small comfort in knowing that his final act gave others the chance to live. ICE asks that you join us in keeping his loved ones, especially his wife and son, in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.”
A Gofundme account for McGuire’s wife and son has raised $45,258.