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Crash at Century Village kills 78-year-old woman in suburban West Palm Beach

Posted: 8:37 AM, Jul 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-16 17:16:59Z

A 78-year-old woman was killed in a crash Saturday morning in suburban West Palm Beach.

According to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office report, Matilde Sousa was driving a 2000 Honda CRV eastbound in the 2300 block of South Dr. within the Century Village development at 8:38 a.m.

Her vehicle veered off the road for unknown reasons and struck a tree head on. 

The front of the vehicle was damaged due to the collision. 

Fire Rescue removed Sousa and transported her to St. Mary’s Hospital where she was pronounced dead.