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17-year-old motorcyclist dies in crash – NBC 6 South Florida

Police are investigating after a 17-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash in Sweetwater on Monday.

Miami-Dade police confirmed the crash occurred near NW 20th Street and 112th Avenue.

Footage from Chopper 6 showed a yellow tarp covering a body next to a white van and a motorcycle in the middle of the road.

Police said the motorcyclist was traveling southbound on 112th Avenue when the driver in the white van attempted to turn left.

The motorcyclist lost control and hit the van. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the van, a 29-year-old woman, remained at the scene and is cooperating with authorities. According to the police, narcotics and alcohol did not play a role.

The motorcyclist was not identified.

Further details were not available. Contact NBC6 for updates.