Miami-Dade County

Driver Killed in Fiery Crash on I-95 in Miami-Dade

Officials have not said how many people were killed in the crash or released their identities at this time

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An early morning crash involving several vehicles closed lanes of a major roadway in Miami-Dade County and left one person dead Monday morning.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a Buick SUV collided with the back of a box truck in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 near Northwest 62nd Avenue around 3:30 a.m.

Both vehicles became engulfed in flames and the driver of the SUV was trapped and burned to death, officials said. Authorities have not released the driver's identity. The driver of the box truck was not injured.

A stretch of I-95 was closed down for several hours before being reopened around 9 a.m.

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