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Tesla Model 3 burns out in Broward, driver dies

By Vaseline May26,2024

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Tesla completely swallowed up. Driver pronounced dead in Weston. Victim not identified due to severity of fire.

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A Tesla Model 3 caught fire early Sunday morning, killing the driver. The police are investigating.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BROWARD COUNTY, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2024 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — An early morning single-car crash involving a Tesla Model 3 left the vehicle engulfed in flames and the driver killed . The Broward Sheriff’s Office released this statement to BocaNewsNow.com.

According to investigators, the fiery crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 26, near State Road 84 and Bonaventure Boulevard. The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a 2024 Tesla Model 3 was traveling eastbound on State Road 84 approaching Bonaventure Boulevard. As the Tesla entered the U-turn lane to pass under the Interstate 75 overpass, the driver – for unknown reasons – failed to negotiate the turn and drove off the roadway, hitting the support column for the overpass off Interstate 75.

According to investigators, the car burst into flames after the collision.

BSO deputies responded to investigate. Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue also responded and extinguished the flames. Emergency services declared the driver deceased at the scene. The identity of the driver is not known at this time due to the severity of his burns.

The circumstances surrounding the crash are still under investigation.

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