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Man killed in motorcycle crash on Turnpike exit ramp

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver lost control and hit the right concrete wall on Florida’s Turnpike’s southbound exit ramp to I-595 near Davie. He was thrown over the wall and off the ramp while his motorcycle remained above.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver lost control and hit the right concrete wall on Florida’s Turnpike’s southbound exit ramp to I-595 near Davie. He was thrown over the wall and off the ramp while his motorcycle remained above.

DAVIE, Fla. – A man driving a motorcycle was killed Friday afternoon in Broward County when he hit the wall of an exit ramp and was ejected from the bike, authorities say.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver lost control and hit the right concrete wall on Florida’s Turnpike’s southbound exit ramp to I-595 near Davie. He was thrown over the wall and off the ramp while his motorcycle remained above.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was a 41-year-old man from Oakland Park, but authorities have not released his name.

The right lane of the exit ramp was closed for investigation, but the left lane remained open.

FHP continues to investigate the crash.


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