Deadly crash investigated on US 1 in Hypoluxo; driver identified

HYPOLUXO, Fla. - Law enforcement is investigating a violent, deadly crash Friday morning in Hypoluxo.

Chopper 5 flew over the scene at 6:50 a.m. on U.S. 1 south of Hypoluxo Road and spotted more than one vehicle with severe damage and debris across the road. 

The person who died was identified as 33-year-old Ever Maximiliano Zelaya of Boynton Beach. He was southbound on U.S. 1 in the inside lane when he veered to the left, hit the median, struck two trees and was ejected into the street, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

A vehicle stopped to assist but was sideswiped by another vehicle approaching the scene, FHP said. That third vehicle struck Zelaya and overturned.

That driver is in serious condition.

The case remains under investigation.

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