SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A person has died after a crash in Southwest Miami-Dade.
The crash took place in the northbound lanes of Florida’s Turnpike just south of the Bird Road exit at around 5 a.m., Monday.
One driver involved in the crash said their vehicle hydroplaned due to the slick roads.
A road ranger tow truck responded to the scene to help when a second white Honda crashed into the tow truck.
The powerful impact claimed the life of the driver behind the wheel of the white vehicle.
The responding road ranger at the scene was not inside his vehicle at the time of the crash. He was not injured.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers and road rangers remained on scene to ensure responding officials stayed safe.
7News cameras showed medical examiners removing the body of the deceased male from the scene.
Both vehicles were towed from the scene.
All northbound lanes were shut down but have since reopened.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
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