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Man walking on I-95 ramp near Copans Road dies after being struck by car

A man who was walking on the southbound entrance ramp to Interstate 95 off east Copans Road was killed when he was struck by car, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man, identified as Charles Corteguera, 49 of Fort Lauderdale, died Saturday night on the highway.

According to the FHP, Corteguera left his disabled car on I-95 south of Copans Road and walked onto the ramp at about 7 p.m.

He was hit by a BMW, driven by Jared Solomon, 27, of Boca Raton.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.

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