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Man killed in Deerfield Beach crash identified

BSO: David Ramirez hit curb, crashed into tree

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DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. – A man who was killed in a crash Friday night in Deerfield Beach has been identified by the Broward Sheriff's Office.

The crash happened shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday at Hillsboro Boulevard and Northwest First Avenue.

David Ramirez, 32, was driving west on West Hillsboro Boulevard in a 2015 blue Hyundai Sonata when he left the road, hit a curb and then drove up onto the center median before hitting a tree, deputies said.

A group of witnesses noticed the engine of the car was on fire after the crash and pulled him out before the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames, deputies said.

Paramedics arrived and attempted life-saving measures. Deputies said Ramirez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Ramirez was not wearing a seat belt, deputies said.

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