PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL - Authorities say two people were killed when a car ran through a red light and caused a crash in Palm Beach County last week.
WPTV reports the wreck happened early Christmas Day in the area of Congress Avenue and Forest Hill Boulevard shortly after 4 a.m.
The Florida Highway Patrol said a 25-year-old Stuart woman was driving a sedan when she failed to stop at a red light for reasons that were unknown.
Her vehicle struck the front of another sedan that was going west on Forest Hill Boulevard, causing it to hit a traffic sign post and go onto a sidewalk.
The impact sent the first vehicle through a tree line before it came to rest against an oil change business.
The driver of the first vehicle and a passenger in the second vehicle, a 23-year-old man from Puerto Rico, were pronounced dead at an area hospital. Three other people in the second vehicle were seriously injured.
The FHP is investigating the crash.
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