2 die in Key Largo car crash

Authorities close Card Sound Road in both directions

KEY LARGO, Fla. – Two people were killed and another was injured in a crash Saturday afternoon on the Monroe County-Road Toll Bridge.

When authorities arrived, one person was on Card Sound Road before the toll plaza and the other was in a car. The bridge connects Miami-Dade County to Key Largo.

A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter airlifted one victim to Jackson South Community Hospital in Kendall.

Authorities closed Card Sound Road in both directions and were diverting traffic to U.S. Highway 1.

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