News: Driver dies after cars crash, catch fire on Florida’s Turnpike

BOYNTON BEACH, FL – Two sedans collided and went up in flames in a fatal accident on Florida’s Turnpike Sunday morning, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

According to WPTV, the vehicles were heading north near mile marker 66 in Palm Beach County when the crash occurred at about 5:40 a.m.  The FHP said one of the sedans hit the rear of the other.  Both then ran off the road, crashed into a wall and caught fire.

One of the drivers was pronounced dead at the scene, while the other was taken to Delray Medical Center with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

State troopers are continuing their investigation into the crash.

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