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1 killed after car reported stolen crashes on Dolphin Expressway

Fatal crash closes westbound lanes near NW 12th Ave. for several hours

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MIAMI – A fatal crash shut down the westbound lanes of the Dolphin Expressway near Northwest 12th Avenue early Monday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol said Jose Rodriguez, 20, was driving his Honda Civic when he lost control and struck a concrete barrier shortly before 4:30 a.m.

Rodriguez was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators said the car had been reported stolen, and speed was a factor in the crash.

All traffic was detoured off Northwest 12th Avenue for several hours after the crash.

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