Alexander Amditis, 76: Okeechobee man dies in crash on I-95 in Delray Beach on Wednesday afternoon

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - A 76-year-old Okeechobee man died on Wednesday afternoon after driving off the road and ultimately crashing his car into a nearby canal, said Sergeant Mark Wysocky, spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol.

Alexander Amditis was immediately taken to Delray Beach Medical Center where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival, said Wysocky.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol incident report, Amditis was traveling southbound on Interstate 95, just north of Atlantic Avenue in his 2013 Hyundai Sonata when he veered off the road on the shoulder, traveling into the grass, and through a fence before driving into the canal.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, said Wysocky.

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