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Car crash in Coconut Creek kills 1, injures 7 people

1 dead, 7 injured in Coconut Creek car crash
1 dead, 7 injured in Coconut Creek car crash

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. – One person was killed and 7 others transported to nearby hospitals after a two-car crash Sunday at a Coconut Creek intersection.

Coconut Creek Police said the crash happened at 6:44 p.m. at Sample Road and Northwest 42nd Avenue.

Local 10 News cameras captured a damaged SUV sitting in the street and an overturned car.

Sample Road was shut down in both directions between Lyons Road and the Florida Turnpike for hours as officers investigated what caused the deadly accident.

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About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.