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Driver dies after crossover crash on Alligator Alley

Posted at 7:17 AM, Feb 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-24 07:17:50-05

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. -- A deadly crash on Alligator Alley Thursday caused big traffic backups.

The crash happened about 4:20 p.m. near mile marker 64 on Alligator Alley.

Florida Highway Patrol  says a vehicle was heading southbound/eastbound when it crossed the median and collided with another car headed northbound.

The driver of the car that crossed the median was taken to a nearby hospital, where they died.

One person was in the other car. Their injuries were minor.