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Local man dies after his vehicle became airborne and struck a tree

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A 33-year-old man has died after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree.
The incident occurred on Sept. 24th in the area of McNab Road and South Dixie Highway.
The Broward County Sheriff’s office says that the victim, Johnnie Young, was driving his 2010 Dodge Charger sedan on West McNab Road when he drove through the intersection and off the roadway.
Officials say he struck a Florida East Coast Railway system gravel brim support and became airborne.
The vehicle was said to have cleared both sets of tracks before rolling into a tree.
Young was pronounced dead at the scene.
While authorities are still investigating the crash, they believe excessive speed was a contributing factor.