A chain-reaction crash killed one person and injured two other people, including a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, on Interstate 95 in Lake Worth.
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was investigating a wreck on Interstate 95 in Lake Worth when he was hit by another vehicle. The passenger in a Camaro was killed in the wreck.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that killed one person and injured another on Interstate 95 between Sixth Avenue South and Tenth Avenue North in Lake Worth.
LAKE WORTH, Fla. - UPDATE: The driver of the Camaro has been identified as 26-year-old Jose M. Alvarez Rodriguez of West Palm Beach. He remains in critical condition.
The passenger has been identified as 22-year-old Gretel Maria Mendez-Vega of West Palm Beach. Mendez-Vega was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating a crash Friday morning that killed one person and injured a trooper on Interstate 95 just south of Tenth Avenue North in Lake Worth.
The wreck occurred around 3:15 a.m. All lanes were back open by 8:30 a.m.
FHP spokesman Sgt. Mark Wysocky said a black Camaro hit the back of a Florida Department of Transportation Road Ranger truck that had its yellow emergency lights on.
The Road Ranger truck was parked behind the trooper and was pushed into the FHP patrol car, which also had its lights on.
The trooper and Road Ranger had been at the scene finishing up an investigation into a previous wreck before this crash.
A female passenger in the Camaro was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the Camaro was taken to St. Mary's Medical Center with critical injuries.
The trooper was taken to JFK Medical Center for minor injuries as a precaution.
The name of the person who was killed has not been released.
Fatal accident on NB 95 just past 6th Ave S, FHP planning to close additional lanes to investigate #Breakingnews @WPTV @wptvtraffic pic.twitter.com/YCtOJzQhME— Andrew Ruiz (@AndrewRuizWPTV) May 19, 2017
Fatal accident on NB 95 just past 6th Ave S, FHP planning to close additional lanes to investigate #Breakingnews @WPTV @wptvtraffic pic.twitter.com/YCtOJzQhME
Updated: Crash in Palm Beach on I-95 north before Exit 64 10th Ave N, 3 left lanes blocked. Last updated at...https://t.co/XM3VKA2PfT— FL511 Southeast (@fl511_southeast) May 19, 2017
Updated: Crash in Palm Beach on I-95 north before Exit 64 10th Ave N, 3 left lanes blocked. Last updated at...https://t.co/XM3VKA2PfT