Miami-Dade County

Predawn fatal crash had part of the Palmetto closed throughout Monday morning

The cleanup and investigation of a five-car crash that’s killed at least one person had all northbound lanes of the Palmetto Expressway shut down near the Nrothwest 154th Street/Miami Lakes Drive exit for almost six hours Monday.

The crash happened at 5:40 a.m. The road was reopened around 11:15 a.m..

An adult Hispanic male died in the crash. His name’s being withheld until his next of kin can be notified.

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