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Crash kills three, shuts down Sawgrass Expressway for hours near Coral Springs

Posted at 8:50 AM, Jun 22, 2016

A single vehicle crash on the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County early Wednesday morning killed three and closed down the major road for several hours.

FHP troopers at the scene say a white Mercedes-Benz was traveling southbound east of University Drive when it crossed the grass median and hit a concrete barrier.

All passengers in the vehicle, which include two women and one man, died as a result.  

The investigation continues, with both speed and weather being looked at as possible factors.

All southbound lanes were closed for hours following the accident, but were eventually reopened.

This story is from our news partner NBC 6 Miami