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Fatal crash at Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. in West Palm Beach

Posted at 8:44 AM, May 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-14 04:21:59-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- One person died Sunday morning in a crash involving four cars at Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard and Dixie Highway.

West Palm Beach Police say 62-year-old Rickie Oneal of West Palm Beach was traveling eastbound on Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard at a very high rate of speed at 7:23 a.m. Sunday.

Oneal's Toyota Camry struck the rear of another vehicle, pushing it into the vehicle in front of it, and then off into another vehicle.

Family members of Rickie Oneal say he suffered from seizures and was not supposed to be driving.

Oneal was pronounced deceased at the scene by West Palm Beach Fire Rescue.

Another driver was transported to a local hospital with serious bodily injury to his facial region, as well as multiple broken ribs and a broken right arm. The drivers of the other two vehicles sustained minor injuries.

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