Florida Highway Patrol says the number of hit-and-run crashes is increasing in Palm Beach County and elsewhere.
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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. - Nicole Kuncl, 27, of West Palm Beach was killed Sunday morning after she lost control of her vehicle, according to Sergeant Mark G. Wysocky, spokesman for Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident occurred shortly before 2 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-95 near SW 10 Street in Deerfield Beach, says Sergeant Wysocky.
The driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to roll over and hit a tree. Kuncl was ejected from the SUV upon impact, according to the FHP investigation report.
Kuncl was transported to Broward Health North Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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