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Florida truck driver plunges to death off 80-ft exit ramp

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - The driver of a semi-truck has died after veering off an exit ramp and plummeting at least 80 feet to his death. 

Florida Highway Patrol officials say 29-year-old Roliandis Danger Oliveros was driving onto an exit ramp connecting Florida's Turnpike to I-595 Saturday morning when he crashed into a concrete barrier wall and fell to his death.

Oliveros was lugging a 53-foot trailer behind him. The truck flipped on its roof and landed on the grass below.


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