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1 dead in hit-and-run crash between golf cart, vehicle on Blue Heron Bridge

Driver flees after fatal crash, leaves car behind, according to Riviera Beach police
The aftermath of a hit-and-run crash on the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach on Aug. 16, 2022.jpg
Posted at 6:45 AM, Aug 16, 2022

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. — Riviera Beach police said at least one person died in a hit-and-run crash between a golf cart and vehicle Tuesday morning on the Blue Heron Bridge.

The crash, which happened about 1:30 a.m., closed all east and westbound lanes of the bridge for hours before sunrise.

The aftermath of a hit-and-run crash on the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach on Aug. 16, 2022 (1).jpg
The aftermath of a hit-and-run crash on the Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach on Aug. 16, 2022.

Police said the vehicle involved in the hit-and-run was left on the bridge, but the driver took off and remained at-large Tuesday afternoon.

WPTV has learned that the golf cart driver who was killed was Troy Lowry, the owner of nearby Get Wet Watersports on Blue Heron Boulevard. Employees at the business told WPTV that Lowry was killed in the crash.

Exclusive video from WPTV Chopper 5 showed both the smashed-up golf cart and other vehicle on two separate flatbed trucks.

WATCH: Fatal hit-and-run crash on Blue Heron Bridge

Golf cart and vehicle collide on Blue Heron Bridge in Riviera Beach

If you have any information that can help investigators catch the hit-and-run driver, call the Riviera Beach Police Department at 561-845-4123.