1 dead, 1 injured during crash in Miami-Dade’s Naranja area

NARANJA, Fla. – One man died and another was injured during a crash early Friday morning in Miami-Dade County’s Naranja area, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver of a black Cadillac was traveling southbound on South Dixie Highway when he struck a man and overturned at about 3 a.m., near Southwest 271 Street, according to FHP.

The pedestrian died on the street, and fire rescue personnel used a helicopter to take the driver to the Jackson South Medical Center, according to FHP Lt. Alex Camacho.

FHP troopers closed the area during the investigation.

Local 10 News Assignment Desk Editor Joyce Grace Ortega contributed to this report.


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