Doral

Driver trying to get on the turnpike plunges into a canal

Screenshot of CBS4 Video

A man who was pulled out of a canal by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue divers early Tuesday morning has died, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The driver was getting on Florida’s Turnpike northbound ramp on Northwest 74th street in Doral when he suddenly lost control of his car and plunged into the canal, said FHP spokesman Lt. Alejandro Camacho.

He was taken to Kendall Regional Medical Center as a trauma alert and was later pronounced dead.

The call came in right before 6 a.m., according to a fire-rescue spokesman.

Video taken by local news stations earlier in the day showed the on-ramp closed to traffic and officials at the scene.

The man was identified as Yader Boanerges Carcamo, 44. He lived in Hialeah.

A two-year-old died July 29, 2019, in a hot van outside Ceressa’s Day Care & Preschool in Oakland Park, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.

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