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11-year-old girl killed in Jupiter Farms crash

PBSO: Speeding Honda motorcycle slammed into vehicle carrying child
Charlotte Carver
Posted at 9:45 AM, Nov 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-19 18:21:43-05

JUPITER FARMS, Fla. — An 11-year-old girl was killed in a crash in Jupiter Farms on Wednesday night, authorities say.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, a Honda CBR1000 motorcycle, driven by Matthew Vetter, 32, was traveling at a high rate of speed in the 10000 block of Randolph Siding Road just after 8 p.m.

Investigators said a Toyota Sienna, driven by Leah Carver, 43, tried to turn into a driveway, and the motorcycle slammed into the vehicle.

Vetter was thrown from his motorcycle into a canal, where he was pronounced deceased.

Charlotte Carver, 11, who was inside the Toyota Sienna, was also killed in the crash. According to the sheriff's office, she was wearing a seatbelt.

Leah Carver and another passenger in the Toyota, Ella Carver, 15, suffered minor injuries and were taken to the hospital.