1 dead after van crash along US Route 1 in Pinecrest

PINECREST, Fla. – One person was killed and several people were injured Monday after a passenger van crashed along US Route 1 in Pinecrest, authorities said.

The crash happened around 8 p.m. at US Route 1 and Southwest 72nd Avenue. Pinecrest police and the Florida Highway Patrol closed a portion of northbound US Route 1 as they investigatied the crash.

Photos from the scene showed the van on its side in the middle of the road.