Broward News

Wellington Man Dies in Car Accident, One Day Before 21st Birthday

The Palm Beach Sheriff's Office has just released the name of the man who was killed this morning in a one-vehicle accident on Perimeter Road in West Palm Beach. His name is Kyle Reese Chiet, a 20-year-old from Wellington who would have turned 21 tomorrow.

According to the incident report, Chiet was driving a 1990 Nissan west in the center lane of Southern Boulevard near Congress Road, at around 9:45 this morning.

For reasons that are unclear, Chiet's Nissan veered right, crossing over two lanes on Southern, then hitting a curb and skidding across Perimeter Road where the car's driver side struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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Thomas Francis