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BOCA RATON — The driver of a 2005 Ford Expedition is dead after a single-car crash in Boca Raton early Monday morning, police said.
Shortly before 2 a.m., Murat Mehmet Gurkaynak, 44, of Fort Myers, was driving north in the 7000 block of North Federal Highway and Northeast 40th Street when he veered off the road and east onto a sidewalk, Boca Raton Police said.
Gurkaynak’s car crashed into a street sign, fire hydrant and two electrical poles before stopping. He was ejected from the Expedition and pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities ask anyone with information to call 561-620-6101.
Boca Raton’s Traffic Homicide Unit is investigating.