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Elderly woman killed in Port St. Lucie crash

Elderly woman killed in Port St. Lucie crash (PSLPD)

A car crash killed an 80-year-old woman Tuesday night in Port St. Lucie.

According to the Port St. Lucie Police, the crash occurred at the intersection of SW St. Lucie West Boulevard and SW California Boulevard.

Joseph Cineus, 49, was driving west on St. Lucie West Boulevard and making a left turn onto California Boulevard when 52-year-old Kimberly Elkert entered the intersection in her Nissan Rogue and hit the passenger side of Cineus' 1998 Toyota Camry, according to police. Gracimise Exavier, Cineus' front seat passenger, died at the scene.

Two girls, an 8-year-old and 14-year-old, who were also passengers in Cineus' Toyota were transported to different hospitals, police said. The 8-year-old was airlifted to St. Mary's Medical Center while the 14-year-old was taken to Lawnwood Medical Center.

Cineus, Elkert and the 25-year-old man riding with Elkert were also taken to nearby hospitals.

Although Port St. Lucie Police Traffic Homicide Investigators are still investigating the crash, a preliminary investigation revealed the traffic lights for both east and westbound traffic on St. Lucie West Boulevard were green.

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