Fatal Crash Shuts Down US 1

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All of the north and southbound lanes of US 1 in Miami were closed Wednesday morning after a hit-and-run crash left one motorist dead.

The driver of a silver-colored Honda, a women believed to be in her seventies, was killed when a white pickup truck struck her vehicle, causing her to crash into a tree at Southwest 17th Avenue at around 6:30 a.m.

The crash possibly lead to a second accident near the scene, police said. No one was injured in that crash.

Police are looking for the driver of the pickup.

U.S. 1 from Southwest 17th Avenue to 22nd Avenue has been closed off until further notice. Motorists should take Bayshore Drive or Coral Way.

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Mesa Injury
Mesa Injury

Oh my! My heart goes out to the people affected by this accident. This is why everyone should be responsible when on the road. Not only for their own sake but for the sake of everyone who is on the road with you.

Matthew Earl
Matthew Earl

Of course, its always the asshole driving the white pick up truck.

Gill Man
Gill Man

A Miami Cuban at his best.

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