Fatal crash temporarily shuts down southbound lanes of Okeechobee Road


MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – One driver was killed in a crash Thursday morning on Okeechobee Road in Miami-Dade County, the Florida Highway Patrol confirmed.

According to FHP Lt. Alex Camacho, a white Dodge pickup truck was heading north on Okeechobee Road before trying to turn left onto southbound Northwest 107th Avenue.

Camacho said the truck collided with a black Lincoln SUV in the intersection that was heading south on Okeechobee Road.


The driver of the pickup truck, identified only as an adult male, was pronounced dead at the scene.

No other injuries were reported.

The southbound lanes of Okeechobee Road were shut down for hours during the investigation into the crash.

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