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Woman killed in northwest Miami-Dade crash involving tractor-trailer

Driver of Infiniti taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A woman has died after a tractor-trailer and black Infiniti sedan crashed Tuesday in northwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

The crash was reported Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Northwest 27th Avenue and 38th Street.

Miami-Dade police Detective Christopher Thomas said the Infiniti was heading west on 38th Street while the tractor-trailer was making a left turn to go north on 27th Avenue.

Thomas said the vehicles collided, causing the woman, who was a passenger in the Infiniti, to be ejected from the car and the driver to become trapped inside.

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The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, identified only as a man, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital's Ryder Trauma Center. His condition is unknown. 

Thomas said the driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured. 

He said the cause of the crash remains under investigation and it’s unclear which driver was at fault.
 


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