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4 Dead, 3 Hurt In New Year's Day Crash In South Miami-Dade

MIAMI (CBSMiami) - Four people died and three teenagers were rushed to the hospital following a car crash on West Flagler Street in Miami-Dade on New Year's Day morning.

The crash happened early Friday near the intersection of Flagler and West 79th Avenue. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, a black Chevrolet Tahoe headed west on Flagler collided with a blue Hyundai when the blue car attempted to make a left turn from W 79th Avenue onto Flagler on a red flashing light.

All four people in the blue Hyundai, a woman and three men died on the scene.

The three people in the black Tahoe, all 16-year-old males, were taken to Kendall Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to FHP.

Troopers are investigating the cause of the crash and whether alcohol, drugs, or excessive speed were factors. In a release, FHP said the names of the victims will not be released.

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