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Construction worker killed in crash on I-95 in Miami-Dade

Investigators still investigating the cause of the crash

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – A construction worker was killed on Sunday morning in an Interstate 95 chain-reaction crash.

It happened in the southbound lanes of the busy interstate, near northwest 69th Street in Miami-Dade County at approximately 2:15 a.m.

A black SUV and a white Toyota somehow hit each other, causing the SUV to break through a road closure.

Authorities said the SUV struck some construction equipment before hitting the man, who was working in a construction zone.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The highway has since been cleared by police, but traffic was tied up for hours as homicide detectives worked the scene.

Investigators are still determining what caused the crash.

Traffic was tied up for hours on I-95 after a construction worker was struck by a car and killed.
Traffic was tied up for hours on I-95 after a construction worker was struck by a car and killed. (WPLG)