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Driver of Bentley killed in traffic crash

Boca Raton FL On Thursday, November 11 just after midnight, officers with the Boca Raton Police Services Department's Traffic Homicide Unit responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash that occurred near 5400 North Federal Highway.

The driver of a 2006 Bentley was traveling north on Federal Highway and lost control of the vehicle as it entered into the construction area in the 4700 block of Federal Highway. The vehicle continued north on Federal Highway passing Yamato Road (5100 block), where it subsequently struck the rear of a construction vehicle. The construction vehicle, a Mack dump truck, was stopped within the blocked off inside lane. The collision caused the Bentley to veer to the east, where it came to final rest. The construction vehicle came to final rest within the inside lane and grass median.

The driver of the Bentley was pronounced dead on the scene by Boca Raton Fire Rescue. The driver of the construction vehicle was not injured. Investigators are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to please contact Traffic Homicide Investigator Chris Somers at (561) 620-6141.

Driver of the Bentley:

Charles West (83YOA)
Boca Raton

Driver of the Mack truck:

Mario G. Guzman (59 YOA)
Miami Gardens