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One killed, five injured in two-vehicle crash in Port St. Lucie

Posted at 7:33 PM, Dec 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-27 10:55:54-05

One person was killed and five others injured following a two-vehicle crash in Port St. Lucie Tuesday evening, according to the St. Lucie County Fire Rescue.

The crash happened at 6:21 p.m. at the intersection of SW St. Lucie West Boulevard and SW California Boulevard. 

Investigators say one adult female and one female child were transported by ground to a local trauma hospital and an 8-year old girl was flown to a pediatric trauma hospital.

One male and one female from the second vehicle were transported to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries. 

Port St. Lucie police says a 1998 Toyota Camry containing a 49-year old male driver, an 80-year old front seat passenger, and two girls in the rear seats, ages 8 and 14, were headed west on St. Lucie West Boulevard and attempting to make a left turn onto California Boulevard when they were struck by a 2008 Nissan Rogue headed eastbound on St. Lucie West Boulevard.

The 80-year old passenger, identified as Gracimise Exavier of Port St. Lucie, was pronounced dead at the scene.