Published On: Wed, Feb 15th, 2012

One driver killed in four-vehicle crash in West Boca on Valentine’s Day

BOCA RATON – One driver was killed in a four-vehicle crash about 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, Valentine’s Day, at the intersection of State Road 7 and South Central Park Boulevard, according to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office.

PBSO said Billy T. Nguyen, 20, of Emperor Street, Boca Raton, was ejected from his motorcycle by the impact.  The police report said he was pronounced dead at the scene by Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

Investigators said Anthony Gaeta, 73, of NW 30th Ave., Boca Raton, was in the center left turn lane attempting to make a U-turn and travel north on State Road 7 when Nguyen’s motorcycle struck Gaeta’s car.

The Gaeta vehicle was then struck from behind by cars operated by Daniel Carrasca, 57, of Boca Gardens Parkway, Boca Raton, and Jeffery S. Beer, 50, of Mizner Lane, Boca Raton.  None of the other drivers was hurt, the report said.

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