PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — A 29-year-old man was tragically killed on his birthday Friday after authorities said he crashed his car into a tree in west Boca Raton and flipped over.
The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Nicholas Ryan Hurst of west Boca Raton was driving his 2016 Audi A3 at a high rate of speed on Lakeridge Boulevard just before 4 a.m.
Hurst lost control of his Audi, drove off the road, then struck a tree at the intersection with Yamato Road.
The sheriff's office said the Audi flipped over and hit another tree.
Hurst's body was found floating upside-down in a canal. He was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff's office said.