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Man, 21, killed after hitting pig and crashing in Jupiter Farms

After striking animal, Walter Vandiver slammed into trees, sheriff's office says
Posted at 9:10 AM, Sep 05, 2022
and last updated 2022-09-05 21:15:48-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A 21-year-old man is dead after authorities said he hit a pig with his pickup truck then crashed into some trees in Jupiter Farms.

The wreck happened Sunday just after 11:15 p.m. in the 16700 block of Indiantown Road.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Walter Vandiver, 21, was driving his Ford F250 eastbound on Indiantown Road when he hit a pig that had run into the road.

After striking the animal, Vandiver lost control of his truck and slammed into some trees.

Vandiver was pronounced dead at the scene.