Accident that killed Port St. Lucie woman, 23, being investigated


A crash that took the life of a Port St. Lucie woman early Saturday morning is still under investigation.

Police say 23-year-old Alexis Etheridge was turning onto the 600 block of Southwest Port St. Lucie Boulevard shortly after 2 a.m. when her car was T-boned on the left side by another car.

She died at the scene.

The other driver, Charles Moreno, 22, of Pt. St. Lucie was driving at a high rate of speed when the crash occurred, according to a police report.

Moreno was taken to Lawnwood Medical Center where he is stable condition.



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