One person dead after motorcycle crash on I-595 ramp

21-year-old Tyler Allen Smith of Coral Springs died Saturday after crashing his Kawasaki motorcycle near Fort Lauderdale.

Smith was traveling eastbound on the I-595 express lane ramp to the northbound turnpike.

He was ejected from the motorcycle and thrown over the wall where he fell approximately 20 feet to the southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike.

Smith was pronounced dead at the scene.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation by the Florida Highway Patrol.

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