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One dead, two injured in suburban Palm Beach Gardens crash

Posted at 9:51 PM, Sep 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-24 07:53:24-04

One person was killed and two injured following a two-vehicle crash at PGA Boulevard and Beeline Highway Saturday morning, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. 

Officials say 20-year-old Zachery Rodriguez from Loxahatchee was driving a 2018 Toyota 4D westbound on PGA Blvd. when he attempted to make a left turn onto southbound Beeline Highway on a red signal. 

Rodriguez was pronounced dead on the scene after his vehicle was struck by a 2017 Kenworth driven by 62-year-old Sewell Whittaker, who was traveling north on Beeline Highway. 

Rodriguez passenger, 25-year-old Namthip Lucas of Loxahatchee, was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center with critical injuries, officials say.

Whittaker suffered minor injuries.