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Tractor Trailer Falls Off Highway; Killing Driver



    Truck Falls From Turnpike Exit Ramp Overpass

    The driver of an 18-wheeler died after the vehicle fell over the Turnpike's southbound exit ramp to Griffin Road early Saturday. (Published Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018)

    An investigation is underway after a 53-foot tractor trailer fell off a South Florida interstate, leaving the driver dead.

    The incident happened Saturday morning  on the southbound lane of the State Road 91 ramp to I-595.

    Officials said Roliandis Oliveros, 29, was driving on the exit ramp to I-595, when the driver crashed with the concrete barrier wall. The trailer and truck fell off the ramp, causing it to land in a grassy area about 80-90 feet below on its roof.

    The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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