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Royal Palm Beach man killed in wrong-way crash

Posted at 2:43 PM, Jun 11, 2016

A Royal Palm Beach man was killed early Saturday morning after his vehicle crashed into another vehicle traveling on the wrong side of the road.

The incident happened just before 2 a.m. o Westgate Avenue in West Palm Beach. 

According to the Palm beach Sheriff's Office, 36-year-old James Grinder was traveling eastbound on Westgate Avenue, between Seminole Boulevard and Tallahassee Avenue when his 2009 Toyota pickup struck a Kia Sedan driven by 41-year-old Dina Brown of suburban West Palm Beach. 

Brown was driving westbound in the eastbound inside lane when the collision happened. 

Grinder died at the scene. Brown and her 10-year-old passenger were transported to St. Mary's Medical Center for additional treatment.

A crash reported released Saturday morning says impairment is consider a factor in Brow's actions.