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West Palm Beach man dies in accident

LAKE PLACID - A West Palm Beach man died early Friday morning when his vehicle went out of control on U.S. 27 and struck a tree in the median, according to a press release from the Lake Placid Police Department.

Witnesses told police the vehicle was heading north when it lost control, the press release said.

Lake Placid Police Chief James Fansler said officers were still trying this morning to locate next of kin before releasing the identity of the driver.