The southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike in Homestead were shut down Tuesday afternoon after a fatal motorcycle crash, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
The accident happened after 3 p.m. near Campbell Drive.
FHP Lt. Yosdany Veloz said a man on a motorcycle smashed into the back of a car and was thrown from the bike. He was airlifted to Jackson South Community Hospital, where he died.
The highway remained closed for several hours as FHP investigated. It reopened by the evening.