1 killed, 1 injured when car crashes into wall in Miami Beach

A car slammed into a wall in North Beach Tuesday night, leaving one person dead, another injured and a mass of mangled metal.

The impact of the crash was so strong the car’s alternator landed about a block away.

Police said Tuesday night that the single-vehicle accident happened around 8 p.m. near 71st Street and Rue Vendome in Miami Beach.

One person died on the scene. The other person in the car was taken to a nearby hospital.

The crash left busy 71st Street closed between Vichy Drive and Rue Vendome.

No other information was immediately available.