1 dead following multi-vehicle crash in Hialeah

HIALEAH, FLA. (WSVN) - One person has died following a crash involving five vehicles on the Palmetto Expressway in Hialeah.

Florida Highway Patrol said a fuel tanker truck struck a pedestrian who was on the roadway near Northwest 122nd Street, around 2 a.m., Saturday.

Officials said the pedestrian died on the scene.

All northbound lanes on the Palmetto Expressway were shut down.

Traffic was diverted onto Interstate 75 while authorities investigated.

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