News: 9-year-old boy killed in rollover car accident in Belle Glade

BELLE GLADE, FL – Authorities said a car accident in Palm Beach County Friday night claimed the life of a young boy, according to the Palm Beach Post.

The crash occurred on East Canal Street in Belle Glade shortly after 6:15 p.m.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said the driver of a Lexus sedan lost control of the vehicle while heading east. The car ran off the road, went down a slope and rolled over.  The driver and a 9-year-old boy who was a passenger were both ejected. The boy, a Royal Palm Beach resident, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was seriously injured and was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. He was reported to be in stable condition.

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