PALM BEACH, FL. (THECOUNT) — The driver of a white Ferrari California responsible for causing a fiery single-vehicle crash that killed two people in Palm Beach, Florida, Thursday, has been identified as, 41-year-old Eric Lavelle.

West Palm Beach reports have identified Lavelle and 46-year-old Edward Miller, both of West Palm Beach, as the victims killed in the fiery crash.


A 10-year-old who was in the back seat of the 2015 Ferrari suffered a broken leg. That child is expected to make a full recovery, authorities said Friday morning.

Police say Lavelle was driving the Ferrari. He often offered rides to people, police said, and did not appear to know either of his passengers.

Police have not officially named Lavelle and Miller as the victims, however, all indications point to them being the victims.

(ORIGINAL STORY) Two people were killed Thursday night in a single-vehicle crash in West Palm Beach, city police confirmed.

A white Ferrari was traveling south at a high rate of speed on Flagler Drive near the intersection with Murray Road around 6:30 p.m. when it struck a tree and caught fire, police said. Three people — two adults and a juvenile — were inside the Ferrari at the time of the crash.

A police spokesman said both adults died. One person died at the scene of the crash and the second person died at St. Mary’s Medical Center. The identities of those involved will not be released until next of kin are notified, the spokesman said. source

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call West Palm Beach police at 561-822-1900.

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