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Man dies after driving into body of water in West Palm Beach

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Posted at 9:38 AM, Jun 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-06 09:38:45-04

A 41-year-old man died late Friday night after driving into a body of water.

Shortly after 11 p.m. a Nissan Altima was traveling slowly and entered a body of water located along the 1600 block of N. Congress Avenue.

West Palm Beach police say Omar Martinez of Palm Springs was recovered by the West Palm Beach Fire Department and was pronounced deceased at a local hospital.

The single vehicle crash remains under investigation pending an autopsy and toxicology results.