A vehicle struck and knocked over one of the stately Royal Palm trees which lines Okeechobee Boulevard east of I-95.
The incident happened around 3 a.m.
Police blocked off lanes to allow a work crew to remove the tree.
Investigators did not say if anyone was injured.
This story will be updated when more information is available.
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