Two construction workers died after an accident involving a fallen concrete wall on Interstate 95 early Sunday morning, Florida Highway Patrol officials said.
The fatal incident occurred along the median area of I-95 SB at NW 62nd St. Officials say construction work was being conducted in the area when a concrete wall fell into the space the construction workers were located in.
Rescue crews arrived to find both workers pinned under the concrete barrier. The men were pronounced dead at the scene, Miami Fire Rescue said.
The incident was reported at 3:15 a.m. Sunday morning. The workers were down in the trench fixing drainage pipes when the incident happened, according to employees on scene. No other injuries were reported.
Both victims were believed to be in their 20s. Officials said the express lanes will be closed until further notice.
FHP on Monday identified the victims as 37-year-old Abel Orlando Zuniga-Fajardo and 33-year-old Osman Aldubin Montalvan-Ardon.