LATEST: Woman dead, five others injured in Port St. Lucie crash


An 80-year-old woman died and five other people were injured in a crash Tuesday night, Port St. Lucie police said Wednesday.

The wreck took place at Southwest St. Lucie West and Southwest California boulevards just before 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

An Nissan Rogue in which two people were riding was eastbound on St. Lucie West Boulevard and hit the passenger door of a westbound Toyota Camry that contained four people and was turning left onto St. Lucie West, police said.

Gracimise Exavier, who had been sitting in the Camry’s passenger seat, was pronounced dead on the scene.

With her in the camry was an 8-year-old girl who was taken to St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach. The Camry’s other passengers — a 14-year-old girl and Joseph Cireneus, 49 — were taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce.

In the Nissan Rogue were Kimberly Elkhert, 52, and an unidentified 25-year-old man. Both were taken to Tradition Medical Center in Port St. Lucie, police said.

All six people involved in the wreck were from Port St. Lucie, police said.



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