- Associated Press - Friday, October 9, 2015

MIAMI (AP) - Authorities say Interstate 95 in South Florida was shut down in both directions after a state trooper spotted what turned out to be a toy grenade in a crashed vehicle.

The Florida Highway Patrol reports that troopers were at the scene of a rollover crash in northern Miami-Dade County shortly before noon Friday when a trooper inventorying the vehicle found an object that looked like a grenade. The Miami-Dade police bomb squad responded and identified the object as a toy.

It wasn’t immediately clear how long the interstate was closed, but it has since been reopened.

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