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Man dies after jumping out of Lyft on I-95 in Florida

Driver who struck man did not stop, FHP says

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (2019 Getty Images)

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – A 48-year-old man jumped out of a car window and died after being struck by another car traveling on Interstate 95 in South Florida, authorities said.

The man climbed out of the window of a Lyft traveling south on I-95, just south of Hallandale Beach Blvd., the South Florida Sun Sentinel reported.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the man was hit and killed at about 8:15 p.m on Sunday.

The man was hit by a sedan whose driver did not stop, according to the agency. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

It’s not known why the man jumped out of the car.