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Motorcyclist dies in crash near West Palm Beach on Friday

Posted at 1:23 PM, Nov 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-04 13:23:47-04

SUBURBAN WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- A Greenacres man died Friday afternoon in a crash near West Palm Beach.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office (PBSO) says 47-year-old John Paul Hernandez was driving a 2008 Suzuki motorcycle sounthbound on Haverhill Road at 4:18 p.m. on Friday.

PBSO says Hernandez collided with another vehicle and he was ejected from his motorcycle.

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue says Hernandez was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash and speed does appear to be a factor. He was pronounced dead at the scene by Fire Rescue crews.