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One killed, one injured after car hits tree

Posted at 9:49 AM, Jan 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-04 11:15:48-05

One person was killed and another severely injured after a car crashed into a tree in Wellington Monday morning, according to Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The accident happened at 5 a.m. on Sunnydale Drive, in the gated Palm Beach Polo and Country Club neighborhood, said Teri Barbera.

Officials say the driver, 30-year-old Sophie Walker,  lost control of the vehicle on a curve. She was pronounced dead on scene.

The passenger, 31-year-old Andres Rodriguez, was transported to Delray Medical Center in critical condition.