WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — All southbound lanes of Florida's Turnpike were closed Tuesday afternoon after a fatal crash near West Palm Beach.
According to the Florida Highway Patrol, the crash happened just south of the Okeechobee Boulevard exit.
A 63-year-old Palm Beach man was standing outside of his vehicle tending to a flat tire when he was struck by an unknown vehicle.
He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Another person was inside the vehicle but was asleep and did not witness the crash.
The case remains under investigation.