Boca Man Survivor Of Fatal Boynton Beach Crash

Accident scene, courtesy Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

Accident scene, courtesy Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

BOYNTON BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Boynton Beach crash that shut down Boynton Beach Blvd. for several hours earlier today claimed the life of a Tennessee man.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office:

Clarence Stalsworth, 70, of Sevierville, Tennessee, was driving his 2007 Jeep behind Anthony DiStefano of Boca Raton on Boynton Beach Blvd. heading west. Stalsworth struck the rear of DiStefano’s 2013 Chrysler while both vehicles were in motion. DiStefano, 71, redirected and accelerated onto the sidewalk and into the grass on the north side of the roadway. Stalsworth struck a power pole with his outside passenger side mirror and then continued to accelerate through some low lying palm trees. Stalsworth then struck a large power pole with the right front corner of his vehicle. The power pole was displaced approximately five feet from its original position and snapped into two pieces. Stalsworth then rotated counter clockwise and came to final rest int he westbound right turn lane of Boynton Beach Blvd. Clarence Stalsworth was transported to Delray Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

There is no indication of wrongdoing — based on the initial police report — by Anthony DiStefano.

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