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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — One person is dead following a crash involving a police officer in southwest Miami-Dade County early Monday morning.

Miami-Dade Police said the crash happened around 5:45 a.m. between SW 97th Avenue and SW 104th Street.

An off-duty Miami-Dade police officer was on his way to work when he collided with a white Nissan truck.

The driver of the Nissan died, his passenger was rushed to Kendall Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

The officer, who has been on the force foe less than a year, was released from Kendall regional medical center after being treated for some minor injuries, according to Det. Alvaro Zabaleta.

Zabaleta added that they were working to determine who was at fault in this accident.


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