A 27-year-old Lake Worth Beach man died Saturday in a crash.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the unidentified man was driving his pickup truck eastbound on 10th Avenue N. just west of Henthorne Drive at 11:42 a.m.
The victim was directly behind an SUV.
For unknown reasons the pickup truck failed to maintain a safe distance from the SUV and the rear of the vehicle.
After the impact, the truck traveled across the westbound lanes, left the roadway and collided with a tree. The truck then rotated and crashed into a fence.
After being struck by the truck, the SUV traveled in a northerly direction across the westbound lanes of 10th Avenue N. and collided with a tree and a chain link fence.
The 27-year-old driver of the truck was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center where he died as a result of his injuries.
His passenger in the truck, a 31-year-old Greenacres man, suffered minor injuries.
Both the driver of the SUV, a 74-year-old West Palm Beach man, and his passenger, a 63-year-old West Palm Beach woman, suffered minor injuries.