Jesse Tafoya: Driver killed after car flips into Belle Glade canal


The driver has been identified as Jesse Tafoya, 28, of Belle Glade.


One person is dead after a car went into a canal in County Rd 880 and Sam Senter Road in Belle Glade according Palm Beach County Fire Rescue. 

At approximately 4:30p.m., fire rescue crews received  reports of a car losing control and flipping into a canal.  The callers stated they thought the driver of the car may have been ejected. 

When rescue crews arrived they found the car upright in the canal with the rear window shattered, according to firefighters. Firefighters found a deceased person outside the car near the swale area.

Divers did not find any other occupants inside or around the vehicle.

This story will be updated when further information becomes available.

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