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Interstate 95 reopened following deadly accident

Investigation now underway

NORTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla – All southbound lanes along Interstate 95 at 135th Street have re-opened after a body on the highway forced it to shut down for three hours Sunday morning. 

The Florida Highway Patrol was able to confirm to Local 10 that a man was hit and killed while trying to walk across the lanes of the expressway Sunday morning. 

Traffic was rerouted off of 125th Street, with backups into Broward County. 

Police are trying to figure out why that man was crossing the lanes. 

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