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Belle Glade driver dies after crash with semi, PBSO says

Posted: 4:16 PM, Jan 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-01-03 21:16:23Z
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The driver of a Ford F-150 has died after a collision with a semi in Belle Glade, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

PBSO said the crash happened just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning in the 7200 block of S.R. 15.

77-year-old James McMillan of Belle Glade was passing other vehicles when his pickup struck the semi, struck a guardrail and ended up partially submerged in a canal, according to the sheriff's office.

McMillan was pronounced dead at the scene, traffic investigators said.

The driver of the semi was not injured.