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Jupiter man killed in crash

Posted at 10:28 AM, Apr 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-17 10:29:44-04

A Jupiter man was killed Saturday evening after loosing control of his scooter and crashing on a dirt road, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office. 

The accident happened shortly before 4:30 a.m. along  Winterhawk Trail in Jupiter Farms. 

Officials say 59-year-old Paul Paolini was ejected from his Vespa scooter after driving into a furrow.

Paolini was transported to St. Mary's Medical Center where he died two hours later. 

According to a crash report, police do not suspect that drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.