News: Car wreck in Boca Raton kills 86-year-old passenger

BOCA RATON, FL – Police say one person was killed and another seriously injured when their car crashed in Boca Raton Saturday.

According to WPEC, the accident happened near the intersection of Powerline Road and Verde Trail at about 12:45 p.m.   Investigators say the 50-year-old driver of a Chevrolet was going north on Powerline Road when the car veered to the right and crashed into a tree in the median.

A passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead after being transported to Delray Medical Center. She was identified as 86-year-old Liberta Darienzo. The driver, whose name was not released, was seriously injured and taken to the same hospital.

Boca Raton police are investigating the fatal wreck.

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