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Eric Jamal Dryer: Driver killed in crash at Haverhill and Belvedere; other driver was impaired

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Posted at 10:33 AM, May 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-24 12:02:10-04

The driver who died in a crash early Friday morning has been identified.

Eric Dryer, 30, was driving a 2017 Jeep Wrangler north on Haverhill Road, approaching Belvedere Road near West Palm Beach at 12:30 a.m.

As he approached the intersection, Jon French Jr., 21, was driving a Chevy Venture south on Haverhill and turned into the path of Dryer's car, causing it to roll over.

Dryer, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected from the Jeep. He was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

A PBSO incident report says that French had alcohol or drugs in his system at the time of the crash.

Charges against French are pending.