Tampa Man Dies in Fiery I-4 Crash Thursday
Mango, FL (11/28/2019) – A 51-year-old man from Tampa died in a fiery crash early Thanksgiving morning. The crash happened on westbound I-4 near Mango Road around 12:20 am.
Florida Highway Patrol stated that the man drove a Pontiac G5 west on I-4 when he collided with a parked tow truck. The tow truck parked on the shoulder of the road. The Pontiac burst into flames, and the driver died at the scene.
Police are still investigating the cause of the crash. The name of the victim is unknown, pending the notification of the next of kin.
Our hearts go out to all of those impacted by this tragedy. Car accidents like this one occur far too often in Florida. It’s essential that fatal car accidents be thoroughly investigated so that the cause of the collision can be understood, and the responsible party can be identified and, if warranted, held accountable.
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