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Man struck, killed while changing tire on Dolphin Expressway

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A man was struck and killed on the Dolphin Expressway early Saturday while changing a tire, authorities said.

According to the Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, man was hit by another driver while changing a tire on his Mercedes just before 5 a.m. in the eastbound lanes at Northwest 87th Avenue.

Authorities briefly shut down several lanes to investigate, but they have since reopened.


About the Author:

Parker Branton joined Local 10 News in January 2019 as a reporter. He was born and raised in Rome, Georgia, but now loves living on the sunny beaches of South Florida.