Sunday crash on US 19 in Pinellas leaves a man dead - WFLA News Channel 8

Sunday crash on US 19 in Pinellas leaves a man dead

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Florida Highway Patrol troopers have released the name of the driver who died in a three-car crash in Pinellas County Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened at US Highway 19 and Hammock Pine Boulevard near Dunedin.

FHP troopers responded to the scene. They told us Jezreel Saunders, 20, of Tarpon Springs, was going south on US Highway 19 at a high speed, when he lost control of his Honda Accord.

The Honda crossed the median, flipped over and ejected Saunders, hitting two other cars, troopers said.

Saunders died at the scene according to the FHP report. The other drivers and passengers suffered minor injuries, according to the FHP report. 

Troopers said Saunders was not wearing a seat belt.

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