Five Bank Fraudsters Die in Fiery Getaway Car Crash

Other things happened in Miami yesterday besides the arrival of LeBron James. Horrible things such as a bizarre car crash that killed five, a fatal shooting in Hialeah, and a plan to bring more red-light cameras to Miami Beach.

  • Five people committed fraud at a Southwest Miami bank and then sped off in a stolen getaway car. The vehicle smashed through a fence, crashed into a tree near the entrance of Zoo Miami (née Metrozoo), and caught fire. By the time rescue personal arrived, four people in the car were already a dead. One woman was removed from the car but pronounced dead shortly thereafter. [CBS4]
  • Miami Beach officials have recommended that 15 more red-light cameras be installed. [Herald]
  • A man was fatally shot in Hialeah yesterday. Two men are in custody. [WSVN]
  • The man who drowned last month off Virginia Key while trying to save four young children has been posthumously honored by the county for his good deed. [WSVN]
  • Environmentalists concerned about the expansion of Turkey Point will get to air their worries in two special meetings next week. [Herald]

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