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Child dies after rollover crash on Florida's Turnpike

3 other children injured in Saturday's crash

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – Doctors at Nicklaus Children's Hospital pronounced one of the four children injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash in southwest Miami-Dade County dead Sunday. 

Another child, who was in serious condition, remained at Nicklaus Children's Hospital in Miami. 

The other two children and a woman, who was driving a silver SUV during the rollover crash Saturday, were at Kendall Regional Hospital.

A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter took two children from the Turnpike Saturday. Courtesy of Gerardo Pons.
A Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter took two children from the Turnpike Saturday. Courtesy of Gerardo Pons.

The rollover crash happened off of the northbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike near Southwest 112th Avenue. 

The Florida Highway Patrol closed the Turnpike during the rescue, which required a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue helicopter to airlift two children to Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

Troopers were still investigating the crash Sunday. 


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