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1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash in West Palm Beach

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Posted at 7:45 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-09 19:45:02-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — One person is dead and another injured following a crash involving a dump truck and a motorcycle Friday morning, according to the West Palm Beach Police Department.

The crash occurred at 9:55 a.m. at the intersection of Bee Line Hwy and Northlake Blvd.

Police said the motorcycle was traveling east along Northlake Blvd. when it collided with a dump truck traveling south on State Road 710.

According to police, the truck failed to stop at a red light, causing the crash.

The motorcycle driver, 25-year-old Rodolfo Rios, is in critical condition at a local hospital. His passenger, 46-year-old Sandra Rios, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The truck driver suffered no injuries.

Police said alcohol and drugs are not a factor in the incident. No charges have been filed.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urged to contact the West Palm Beach Police Department at 561-822-1900.