Driver Killed After Crashing Into Tree Off I-95 in Miami-Dade

Chopper footage showed the scene along the northbound lanes of I-95 near Ives Dairy Road, where the crash took place just around 4:40 a.m.

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A driver was killed after losing control of his car and crashing into a tree off Interstate 95 in Miami-Dade County early Wednesday, officials said.

Florida Highway Patrol officials said a silver Mercedes sedan was traveling northbound on I-95 near Ives Dairy Road around 4:40 a.m. when the driver lost control.

The Mercedes went off the highway and collided with a tree, killing the driver. His identity hasn't been released.

A passenger in the car was taken to Aventura Hospital with unknown injuries.

The crash led to the closure of all but the express lanes in the area for several hours.

The incident remains under investigation.

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