Motorcyclist killed in crash on I-75 in Broward

The fatal crash occurred in the northbound lanes of the interstate at Pines Boulevard just before 3:30 a.m. Tuesday.

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – A motorcyclist is dead after crashing on I-75 in Pembroke Pines early Tuesday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the single-vehicle crash involved a 41-year-old Hispanic man from Miami, who was confirmed dead at the scene by Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue personnel. His name has not been released.

The man was driving north on Interstate 75 in the exit ramp only lane to westbound Pembroke Pines Boulevard when he was launched off the motorcycle, investigators say.

FHP continues to investigate the cause of the crash.

Three right lanes and the Pines Boulevard off-ramp were shut down while authorities investigated, but they reopened shortly after 6 a.m.