News: Elderly driver killed in Palm Beach County collision

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Posted: January 25, 2022

GREENACRES, FL - An elderly driver was killed in a two-vehicle collision in Palm Beach County last week, according to a report by WPTV.

The accident occurred Thursday in the vicinity of Silver Buttonwood Drive and 10th Avenue North in Greenacres. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said 79-year-old Suzanne McClellan of Palm Beach Gardens was behind the wheel of a Nissan Maxima when she made a left turn from Silver Buttonwood Drive onto 10th Avenue North.

Investigators said the Maxima entered the path of a Chevrolet Colorado pickup truck and the vehicles crashed.

McClellan was pronounced dead after being taken to Wellington Regional Medical Center. The 24-year-old Greenacres man driving the pickup was not injured.

Investigators do not believe drugs or alcohol were contributing factors in the wreck. 

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