Florida Man Dies After Car Hits Pole At Palm Beach Airport

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A motorist at Palm Beach International Airport has died after striking a concrete pole.

The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office says 76-year-old Mark Ciocco of Port St. Lucie apparently suffered a medical emergency while driving on the airport’s departure level at about 5:10 a.m. Tuesday.

His vehicle went up on a pedestrian median, striking the pole and a handrail.

He was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later. An autopsy determined that Ciocco died of natural causes.

No other injuries were reported.