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Crash involving state trooper closes southbound lanes of Turnpike

Southbound lanes closed for several hours near SW 112th Ave.

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike in Miami-Dade County were closed for several hours Friday morning after a crash involving a state trooper.

It happened early Friday morning near Southwest 112th Avenue.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the trooper's cruiser slammed into the back of a broken-down car without any lights on stopped in the middle of the highway.

Two people who were in the car at the time complained of neck and back pain and were taken to a hospital, but they were expected to be OK.

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