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Motorcyclist killed in Boynton Beach crash ID'd

Posted at 6:27 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-02 15:46:04-04

UPDATE: The motorcyclist killed in the Boynton Beach crash Friday has been identified as 45-year-old Ernesto Coronel. 

The driver of the Chevrolet Venture van was identified as 41-year-old Shannon Flores. She was taken to the hospital for chest pains.

EARLIER STORY:

BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. -- A motorcyclist is dead after colliding with a van in Boynton Beach Friday.

Boynton Beach police say the traffic fatality occurred in the 1100 block of N. Congress Avenue.

A motorcycle collided with a red Chevy van. The motorcyclist died at the scene, according to police.

The driver of the van was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.

As of 6 p.m., the northbound lanes of Congress Avenue are shut down from the 900 block to the 1100 block. Motorists are urged to seek an alternate route.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Traffic Homicide Investigator Aramis Grigorian at 732-8116.