SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) - All northbound lanes of the Sawgrass Expressway were shut down for hours just before Commercial Boulevard due to a fatal crash.

The highway reopened just before 4 p.m., Monday.

Sunrise Fire Rescue crews and Florida Highway Patrol troopers responded to the scene about four hours earlier.

FHP troopers said a pickup truck drove across the grassy median, crossed over three lanes of the expressway and rolled over onto its side, striking a sedan. Officials said the truck proceeded to strike a guardrail, leading the 55-year-old driver behind the wheel to be ejected.

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

7SkyForce HD hovered over the scene where a yellow tarp covering the body could be seen several feet away from the vehicle.

Authorities have not released the victim’s name but said he was from Oakland Park.

The driver behind the wheel of the sedan was not injured in the crash.

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