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Pedestrian dies attempting to cross Florida's Turnpike

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Posted at 1:15 PM, Jan 15, 2022

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — A man died early Saturday morning attempting to walk across Florida's Turnpike.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, at 5:46 a.m., a 70-year-old Miami man crossed Florida's Turnpike near mile marker 47 in Hollywood and was struck by a tractor trailer.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The case is pending investigation.