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FATAL CRASH BOCA: David Hernandez, 21, Killed, Driver Allegedly Drunk

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Police Say Hernandez Was Passenger In Car Driven By Man Suspected Of Being Impaired

The location of the fatal crash in Boca Raton.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton man is dead and another may be facing charges following a crash at the intersection of Camino Del Mar and Palm D Oro Road in Boca Raton.

The crash happened Sunday afternoon.

According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, Christopher Gallon of the 20000 block of Sunrisa Way in Boca Raton was heading south on Camino Del Sol approaching the intersection of Palm D Oro Road, at a high rate of speed. David Hernandez was a passenger in the car — A Toyota Corolla.

As the Corolla approached the intersection, the driver of a Nissan Rogue started to turn left from Palm D Oro Road. Gallon, driving the Corolla, struck the front left of the Rogue which forced the Corolla onto a grassy median. Once on the median, the Corolla started to skid, causing it to flip onto its roof.

Passenger David Hernandez, 21, of Buena Vista Court, was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead at Delray Medical Center.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says alcohol is suspected and charges are pending against Christopher Gallon.

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