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Dump truck rollover accident closes Turnpike lanes for hours

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MIRAMAR, Fla. (WSVN) -- The southbound lanes of the Florida Turnpike, near Flamingo Road, were closed for hours due to a dump truck rollover.

Skyforce HD hovered over the accident Thursday, at around 1 p.m., where the dump truck could be seen on its side and all the lanes could be seen covered in what appeared to be gravel.

Because of the accident, Florida Highway Patrol had to block off the Turnpike extension at Northwest 57th Avenue and detour traffic.

Crews cleared the scene about two hours later.
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