FHP: 1 dead in Turnpike crash

Turnpike crash (WPLG)

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – At least one person died in a crash on Florida’s Turnpike near Doral Monday.

According to a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue spokesperson, the crash happened just before noon on the southbound lanes of the highway, near Northwest 74th Street.

The crash occurred in a construction zone. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the driver entered the center median and crashed into a parked fuel truck.

The driver, a man, died at the scene, FHP Lt. Alex Camacho said.

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