MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man was struck and killed Friday afternoon by a vehicle on southbound I-75 near Miami Gardens Drive.
Police said a pedestrian walked onto the roadway and was struck by an oncoming commercial landscaping truck.READ MORE: Miami PD Needs Help Locating 68-Year-Old Gwendolyn Spencer
The victim was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center where he later died.READ MORE: Gov. Ron DeSantis Signs Bill That Bans 'Picketing And Protesting' Outside A Person's Home
Traffic on the I-75 southbound lanes was shut down for hours.
Authorities urged drivers to take the Palmetto, Miami Gardens Drive or Krome Avenue as alternate routes.MORE NEWS: Commissioners Approve $2 Million Insurance Settlement In Surfside Condo Collapse
The Florida Highway Patrol has taken over the investigation.