Semi trailer hits sedan, kills its driver on Causeway Blvd - WFLA News Channel 8

Semi trailer hits sedan, kills its driver on Causeway Blvd

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -

A crash involving a semi tractor trailer in Hillsborough County leaves a young woman dead Monday morning, Florida Highway Patrol troopers said.

According to the FHP report, a 19-year-old woman was driving a 2003 Pontiac down Causeway Boulevard near 86th Street in Tampa early Monday. Troopers said she was going very slowly, possibly stopping, when she was rear-ended by a semi trailer.

Louis Albert Hartung, 48, of New Port Richey was driving the trailer. Troopers said, he didn't notice the Pontiac.

Waynenecia Shacole Tillman of Tampa who was driving the Pontiac, died at the crash, according to the FHP report.

The trailer was transporting gasoline. It didn't spill or leak any fuel, and Hartung was not injured, troopers said.

FHP officials will investigate the accident. They have not pressed any charges yet.

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