Hugo Chavez dead at 58

Published On: Mar 11 2013 02:36:58 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 05 2013 05:08:32 PM EST
Hugo Chavez
MIAMI -

Venezuelan Vice President Nicolas Maduro says President Hugo Chavez has died. He was 58.

In a national broadcast, Maduro said Chavez died Tuesday at 4:25 p.m.

READ: Chavez's obituary

Maduro teared up as he announced the news.

Earlier in the day, the city of Doral announced a contingency plan if Chavez died.