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.READ MORE: Miami-Dade Launches Building Blocks Fund For Affordable Housing
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.READ MORE: Saturday Is 'Kids To Park Day', Get Outside, Have Some Fun
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.MORE NEWS: Florida Man Who Killed Co-Worker Over Affair Gets Life In Prison
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