1 killed, 4 injured in North Miami crash

SUV slams into tree

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. – One person was killed and four others were injured when an SUV slammed into a tree early Tuesday in North Miami.

The crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. at Northeast First Court and Northeast 125th Street.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said firefighters had to extricate one of the five occupants of the SUV.

Lay said two people were taken to a nearby trauma hospital, and two others were taken to area hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries. He said one of the victims died at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.