HOLLYWOOD, FL - The Florida Highway Patrol said a pedestrian died in a crash in Hollywood early Wednesday morning.
According to NBC Miami, the incident took place in the southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike near the exit to Hollywood Boulevard, where the pedestrian was struck by a vehicle at about 3 a.m.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The turnpike's southbound lanes were shut down for several hours while troopers investigated the crash. Drivers in Broward County were advised to take State Road 7 as an alternate route.
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