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Gas Leak Shuts Down Stretch of Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach for Several Hours

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Police are investigating a gas leak that shut down traffic on Biscayne Boulevard in North Miami Beach Friday morning.

The leak is expected to cause heavy delays for most of the morning and into the early afternoon.

Crews arrived on the scene at NE 143rd Street early Friday after the road was shut down due to a "hazard alert," officers said.

Kristin Sanchez reports on a hit-and-run crash that has shut down a large portion of Biscayne Boulevard.

Biscayne Boulevard will be closed from 135th Street to 146th Street for "several hours," according to police.

Commuters can use Dixie Highway as an alternate route, or NE 16th Avenue.

This is a developing story and will be updated. Please check back for more updates.

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