News: Man, 38, loses life in 2-truck crash in Manatee Co. 


MANATEE COUNTY, FL – A collision involving two trucks on I-275 claimed the life of a 38-year-old man from Cape Coral after 6 a.m. Monday. 

News-Press said a driver of a pickup truck went from southbound I-75 onto westbound I-275 when the left side of his truck collided with the truck driven by the 38-year-old man. The truck operated by the Cape Coral man then went onto the north shoulder and rolled over, ejecting him. As a result, the 38-year-old man was declared dead at the scene. 

It is not immediately clear which driver emerged first on the westbound lanes of I-275. 

Our newsroom will issue updates should they become available. 

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