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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The Florida Highway Patrol is investigating the fiery crash of an RV on the Turnpike, resulting in the deaths of two people on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say that just before 4 p.m., FHP got reports of a car crash on the southbound Turnpike at Mile Marker 8, near SW 112th Avenue.

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Initial reports said a motorhome was towing a red jeep. Somehow, the motorhome lost control and traveled off the roadway where it later struck a large concrete barrier wall.

An adult male was ejected from the vehicle and died on the scene, according to authorities.

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After RV hit wall, it immediately caught on fire. Authorities said a woman was pulled out of the motor home.

She was transported to a nearby hospital where she later died.

Authorities are urging drivers to avoid the area.

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