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MEMPHIS, FL – A 92-year-old woman operating an SUV missed a curve, leading her to crash into a ditch and succumb to fatal injuries Tuesday. 

This single-vehicle collision happened before 7:30 p.m., the Herald-Tribune revealed. Prior to the woman crashing into the ditch, she went south on 3rd Avenue West (past 42nd Street Court Street West). Florida Highway Patrol, who responded to the scene, said she died at the scene. 

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BRANDON, FL – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is currently at S Gornto Lake Road and Commercial Road investigating a crash with injuries. 

Deputies are in the early stages of the investigation and have not been able to confirm the events behind this crash, list the number of people and vehicles involved, or say if anyone needed to go to a hospital. 

If new information surfaces, then our news team will provide updates. 

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LUTZ, FL – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an injury collision that happened at North Dale Mabry Highway and North Lakeview Drive Tuesday. 

Deputies arrived at the scene at approximately 7:51 p.m. They did not state the events that led to this collision, list the number of people and vehicles involved, or say if anyone needed to go to a hospital. 

More details will be posted as our news team learns more. 

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NORTHWEST TAMPA, FL – The Tampa Police Department is investigating a 3-vehicle crash that claimed at least one life Saturday, WFLA reported. 

Officers said this crash happened before 3:30 a.m. at the North Dale Mabry Highway and West Spruce Street intersection. 

No additional details have been released at this time. 

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BLOOMINGDALE, FL – At least one person suffered injuries in a collision at Bell Shoals Road and Flatwood Court near the Bloomingdale Golfers Club. 

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the scene before 7:30 p.m. They are in the early stages of their investigation and have not been able to reveal the exact cause of this crash or say if anyone had to go to a hospital. 

New details, including the kinds of people and vehicles involved, will be included in an updated news article as new developments surface. 

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TAMPA, FL – One person had to go to a hospital after they were struck by a car that backed into a McDonald’s restaurant at 100119 East Adamo Drive Thursday. 

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the area before 12:30 p.m., according to WFLA. First responders said another person was also hit by the car but did not sustain serious wounds and did not need to go to the hospital. 

A photo from the source revealed the car (which was slightly damaged) was a gray Hyundai Sonata and showed that the majority of the window was shattered, with pieces of glass spreading on the restaurant’s floor and the booths. 

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TAMPA, FL – A 65-year-old man riding a Harley Davidson tried to merge into a northbound Veterans Expressway lane and hit a pickup truck with a trailer, leading to his death Tuesday. 

This collision happened after 4 p.m. near milepost 8, according to WTSP. The impact led the motorcycle to overturn and the Ford F-150 pickup truck to eventually come to rest in other northbound lanes. 

Florida Highway Patrol said an ambulance took the motorcyclist (and issued him a trauma alert) to a local hospital, where he later passed away, while the truck driver, a 26-year-old man, was unharmed. 

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TAMPA, FL – A man driving a Ford F-150 suffered a medical emergency, which led him to crash into two vehicles and then a guardrail, sending him to the hospital later Monday. 

This collision happened after 5:30 p.m. on the westbound lanes of Selmon Expressway, according to ABC Action News. Florida Highway Patrol said the pickup truck driver had struck a Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Armada, which were in front of him, prior to striking the guardrail. 

The guardrail was significantly damaged. After the truck collided with a guardrail and the structural support of the upper deck, a tire of his blew out and then struck a Volkswagen Jetta. 

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SARASOTA, FL – An ambulance transported a 48-year-old man to Sarasota Memorial Hospital, where he passed away after colliding with a parked car Wednesday. 

Florida Highway Patrol told WFLA that this collision occurred after 9 p.m. in the 5300th block of Antoinette Street. 

Preliminary details from FHP indicate that the driver, for reasons unclear, lost control of his car, went right through a flower bed, came into contact with a ditch, and then crashed into a parked car. 

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TAMPA, FL – Tampa Police confirmed that a pickup truck driver struck a man in the 3400th block of East Busch Boulevard before 2 a.m. Wednesday.  

Police confirmed that the man who passed away was a pedestrian, according to WFLA. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the unresponsive man. 

First responders performed CPR on the pedestrian but said he succumbed to fatal wounds.

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