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Brian Funez, 22, dies, Elvin Torres, 21, injured when pickup overturns on the Florida Turnpike near Yeehaw Junction, Florida

Modified Date: 
Sun, 04/09/2017 - 2:48pm
Accident Date: 
Saturday, April 8, 2017

West Palm man killed when pickup overturns on Turnpike

A West Palm Beach man was killed and another man was seriously injured when the pickup they were riding in overturned along Florida’s Turnpike on Saturday night.

Brian Funez, 22, was riding in the passenger seat of a Dodge Ram pickup, driven by Elvin Torres, 21, of Lake Worth, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. The pickup went off the roadway heading southbound between the Yeehaw Junction and Fort Pierce exits. It went onto the shoulder, then collided with the center guardrail, which caused it to overturn.

Type: Car Accident
People Involved: 
Brian Funez
Elvin Torres

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