BOYNTON BEACH, FL – The Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office said a collision near Boynton Beach left two elderly women dead, according to WPTV.
The accident occurred in the area of Le Chalet Boulevard and Military Trail at about 7:44 p.m.
Investigators said 90-year-old Jerry Lapenson of Boynton Beach was behind the wheel of a Nissan Altima on Military Trail when he made a left turn in front of a Mercury Sable driven by 53-year-old Edward Floyd of Boynton Beach.
The vehicles collided at the intersection and two women in the back seat of the Nissan were thrown from the vehicle. Both sustained fatal injuries. They were identified as 81-year-old Rosalaind Lapenson and 82-year-old Irene Siegel. Their husbands, Jerry Lapenson and 93-year-old passenger Sheldon Siegel, were hospitalized in serious condition at Delray Medical Center.
Floyd was taken to the same hospital with minor injuries.
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