News: Florida’s Turnpike car wreck leaves 17-year-old dead

BOCA RATON, FL – State troopers said a 17-year-old boy died in a car crash on Florida’s Turnpike Tuesday morning, according to WPTV.

This is an update to a previous story.

The accident involving two vehicles happened along the southbound lanes of the turnpike near mile marker 74 in Boca Raton at about 11:15 a.m.

It caused extensive traffic delays as the southbound lanes were shut down and drivers were diverted to exit at Glades Road.  The lanes were closed for nearly five hours for the crash cleanup and investigation.  No details were released on what led to the accident.

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