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Man found dead after Ferrari crashes near Sawgrass Expressway in Sunrise

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SUNRISE, Fla. – Detectives are investigating a man’s death in a crash involving a Ferrari that ended up in a marshy area beyond a fence on Saturday in Sunrise.

According to Lt. Yanko Reyes, a spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, the investigation was on the side of the westbound lanes of West Sunrise Boulevard near the Sawgrass Expressway.

According to Officer Justin Yarborough, a spokesman for the Sunrise Police Department, a driver struck the berm at the west end of West Sunrise Boulevard and the man who died was a passenger.

Crime scene investigators were collecting evidence for several hours. A tow truck pulled the Ferrari out about 10 p.m.

“We are working on the identification of the passenger as well as notification of the family,” Yarborough said.

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Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Nina Nahmias contributed to this report.


About the Authors:

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.

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.