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Wrong-way driver killed in crash with semi in Plant City

PLANT CITY, Fla. (WFLA) – A wrong-way driver died late Monday night after crashing head-on into a semi-truck.

Plant City police received a call about the crash at 11:50 p.m. near Calhoun and Alexander streets.

The driver of the semi told officers a blue Volkswagen Passat was driving southbound in the northbound lanes of Alexander Street and hit the semi.

The man who was driving the Passat died at the scene of the crash. The man who was driving the semi-truck was not injured.

The Plant City Police Department is investigating the crash.

Officers say they do not know why the Passat was driving the wrong way.

There were not any passengers in either vehicle.

No other details have been released.

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