Belle Glade Sun

Man died in single vehicular accident

BELLE GLADE — A Pahokee man died from injuries after an International truck ran into a canal in Belle Glade on Dec. 6.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office reported a single vehicle accident on Wednesday, Dec. 6, at approximately 10:19 a.m. involving a 1995 International Truck operated by Matthew Jenkins, 50, of Belle Glade.

The truck was traveling south on Duda Road in the 6000 block when for unknown reasons the vehicle began to drift to the left into a canal.

Reportedly, Mr. Jenkins was rescued from the submerged truck and transported to Lakeside Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.