Head-on collision, fatality reported in suburban Delray Beach

SUBURBAN DELRAY BEACH, Fla. - A woman is dead and her husband seriously injured after a deadly crash in suburban Delray Beach.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said it appears that the couple in their 80s were driving east on West Atlantic Avenue and turned left in front of a westbound Honda Accord driven by a 19-year-old. 

The collision happened at El Clair Ranch Road.

The woman died from her injuries and her husband was transported to Delray Medical Center, according to fire rescue. The younger driver was not hurt.

Following the incident, El Clair Ranch Road was closed in both directions and westbound West Atlantic Avenue was also closed from Lakes of Delray to Jog Road.

By 5 p.m. the roads were slowly being reopened.

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