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Driver ID'd in fatal crash near JFK Medical

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Posted at 6:41 AM, Mar 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-30 15:07:02-04

A deadly rollover wreck Wednesday morning on Congress Avenue near JFK Medical Center closed southbound lanes for multiple hours and downed power lines.

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Jeremy Standridge, 26, of suburban Boynton Beach, Fla., was driving a 2001 Ford F150 southbound in the 5300 block of the Congress Avenue at 5:17 a.m. 

A Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office report said the truck drifted to the left striking the center median. 

Standridge steered to the right, overcorrecting. 

As a result of the overcorrection, the truck began to rotate in a clockwise motion across all the southbound lanes.  The front driver side tires struck the curb and the truck traveled off the west shoulder of the road. 

As the truck continued in a southwest direction, it struck a light pole with driver side. 

The truck then began to roll over onto its driver side and struck a second light pole and small palm tree.  The truck came to rest on the west side of the roadway facing southeast on its driver side. 

Standridge was ejected and died at the scene.