2 Cyclists Killed in Crash Near Rickenbacker Causeway Toll Plaza; all lanes closed, 1 arrested – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

MIAMI (WSVN) – A man and woman have died after being struck while riding bicycles on the Rickenbacker Causeway in Miami, prompting officers to close all lanes and detain one person for questioning.

City of Miami Police and Fire units responded to the scene of the accident near the toll plaza just before 5 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators said the victims were beaten, but did not specify how.

First responders pronounced them dead at the scene.

Police said the roadway remains closed in both directions until officers can create a counterflow of traffic. They advise drivers to avoid the area.

Police detained one person for questioning but did not provide further details as they continue to investigate.

Check back with WSVN.com and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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