News: Driver killed when pickup truck goes off ramp, onto I-95 near Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – An accident involving a pickup truck near Fort Lauderdale left a driver dead, NBC Miami reports.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver of a Chevy Silverado was headed west on State Road 84 Tuesday morning when he was unable to negotiate a right curve.  The pickup hit a concrete barrier, went over a wall, and landed in a construction zone on I-95.

The Silverado struck a concrete post, causing it to topple and hit a Dodge Ram that was in the construction area.  The driver of the Silverado was thrown from the vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was a 31-year-old Davie man whose name has not been released.

A 39-year-old Boynton Beach man who was the driver of the Ram was not injured.

The FHP is continuing its investigation into the cause of the accident.

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