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Driver killed, passenger injured in single-vehicle crash

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FHP investigators say Durden, 29, lost control of his Ford pick-up truck on Interstate 4 near McIntosh Rd. FHP investigators say Durden, 29, lost control of his Ford pick-up truck on Interstate 4 near McIntosh Rd.
PLANT CITY, FL (WFLA) - A 29-year-old Plant City man died early Saturday morning from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash on Interstate 4 in Hillsborough County.

George ‘Jeremy’ Durden was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 12:15 a.m. A passenger in his vehicle – 27-year-old Kasie Marie Durden – was transported to Lakeland Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.
 
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She is listed in critical condition.

According to a Florida Highway Patrol report Durden was traveling west approaching the McIntosh Rd. exit when he lost control of his 2009 Ford F-250 pick-up truck. The vehicle veered off the roadway and turned over several times in the median of the roadway.

Investigators say the truck was traveling at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash.

Both occupants – who were not wearing seatbelts – were ejected from the vehicle. It is not yet known if alcohol played a factor in the incident and no charges have been filed.

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