Fatal crash on Florida’s Turnpike causing traffic delays

A person was killed in a crash Monday morning on Florida’s Turnpike near Pompano Beach, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

At least one lane is blocked near the Atlantic Boulevard exit, causing traffic delays.

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Woman dies after crashing into canal in Coconut Creek

A woman was killed in a crash Monday morning on Florida’s Turnpike in Coconut Creek, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Capt. Matthew Whiteshield, a spokesman for the Margate-Coconut Creek Fire Rescue Department,  said the woman lost control of her car and crashed into a canal about 7 a.m. near the Atlantic Boulevard exit of Florida’s Turnpike.

Whiteshield said department divers the pulled the woman from the water. The woman was trapped inside the car about 150 feet from the embankment, Whiteshield said.

Whiteshield said the car landed upside down in the water.

The woman was transported to a local hospital, where she later died of her injuries.

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Pedestrian hit, killed by vehicle in Pompano Beach, BSO says

A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle Sunday night in Pompano Beach, officials said.The crash took place about 10:15 p.m. on West Atlantic Boulevard, just east of North Powerline Road, a spokesperson for the Broward Sheriff’s Office said.T…

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