Driver of box truck killed in I-75 crash

Crash reported near Miami Gardens Drive

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - The driver of a box truck was killed Tuesday afternoon in a crash on Interstate 75 near Miami Gardens Drive, authorities said.

According to Florida Highway Patrol Lt. Alex Camacho, the white box truck was traveling south on I-75 when it crashed into the back of a tractor-trailer.

Sky 10 was above the scene at 1:40 p.m. Extensive damage could be seen to the front of the box truck.

Camacho said the driver was pronounced dead at the scene by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

It's unclear whether the driver of the tractor-trailer was injured.

Camacho said three lanes were shut down after the collision.

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