Two People Killed; Three Others Hospitalized After Crash

A deadly crash early Saturday morning has shutdown southbound lanes along Interstate 75 between Stirling Road and Sheridan Street.

Florida Highway Patrol officials say two people were killed and three others were transported to Memorial Hospital Miramar.

One of the people killed in the crash was Salvador Diaz, 20. The other person killed has not yet been identified. The three others who suffered minor injuries were identified as Ricardo Hernandez, Juan Almazan and Andrew Rios.

At around 3 a.m., two vehicles traveling southbound on I-75 north of Sheridan Street collided, according to FHP. Authorities say the driver of one vehicle was ejected and struck by oncoming traffic.

The stretch of I-75 is expected to remain closed as authorities continue to investigate the crash.

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