By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office said a teen driver was under the influence when he crashed into another vehicle at “a high rate of speed,” killing six people.

The 17-year-old driver suffered minor injuries in the crash late Thursday near Delray Beach, according to a Palm Beach County Sheriff’s incident report.

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The teenager, who is from nearby Wellington, was driving a 2019 BMW when he crashed into a Nissan Rogue carrying six people around 11 p.m.

The impact caused the Nissan flip over in the median and roll until it landed upside down, the report said.

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Sheriff’s officials said five people in the Nissan died at the scene and the sixth died a short time later at a hospital.

The names of the victims have not been released.

An investigation is continuing.

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CBSMiami.com Team