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Belle Glade youth died in crash

PALM BEACH COUNTY — A 15-year-old Belle Glade youth died in a Dec. 3 single vehicular accident.

On Sunday, Dec. 3, the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reported a vehicular accident on State Road 715 north of Morgan Road at approximately 12:21 a.m. involving a 2014 Honda Accord.

The driver of the Honda was not been identified at the time of the press release.

The Honda Accord was traveling south on State Road 715 north of Morgan Road. The driver did not navigate a curve in the road and drove off the west side of the roadway. The car began to roll and flip in a southern direction, ejecting all the occupants.

Six passengers of the vehicle were reported to have received minor injuries: Victor Ocampo, 21, of Belle Glade; Jose Benitez, 16, of Belle Glade; Jiovanni Huerta, 21, of Belle Glade, Joel Martinez, 22, of South Bay; Jose Lara, 23, of Belle Glade; and Alsonso Abelardo, 19, of Belle Glade.

Ivan Alcala, 15, of Belle Glade was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of the collision.

Two passengers were transported to Delray Medical Center; four occupants were transported to Lakeshore Medical Center.

Anyone with information on this collision can contact Investigator Troy Snelgrove at 561-685-5671.