News: Palm Beach County car accident kills 1, injures 3

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Posted: September 14, 2022

PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL - A car accident in Palm Beach County early Tuesday morning left one person dead and three injured.

According to WPEC, a driver lost control of a car while driving on US Highway 27 at about 3 a.m.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said the vehicle went off the roadway near John Stretch Memorial Park and plunged into a canal. The four occupants of the car were transported to St. Mary's Medical Center, where one of the passengers, 70-year-old Francisco Velazquez, was pronounced dead.

The 19-year-old driver and two other passengers, ages 19 and 38, were injured.  Investigators said the three passengers were not wearing their seat belts and all were ejected from the car.

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