Driver killed in Jupiter crash on Alternate A1A

Posted: 8:53 AM, Oct 20, 2017
Updated: 2017-10-20 22:24:33Z

Jupiter police said one person was killed and another was critically hurt after a two-vehicle wreck Thursday night on Alternate A1A.

Sgt. Bradley Vince said in a written statement the crash occurred at 10:32 p.m. on southbound Alternate A1A just south of Frederick Small Road.

Police said a 2002 Dark Blue Mitsubishi Montero was traveling southbound on Alternate A1A in the middle lane.  A second vehicle, a 2003 Blue Hyundai 4-door sedan, was traveling in the same lane approached from behind and rear-ended the first vehicle. 

The driver of the second vehicle, Jon A. Markee, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The driver of the first vehicle, Velicia Metayer-Noel, 47, was flown to St. Mary’s Medical Center via the Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Trauma Hawk in critical condition.