PASCO COUNTY, FL (WFLA) -
Florida Highway Patrol troopers confirmed one person died after a crash on Ridge Road early Friday morning.
Officials closed eastbound Ridge Road lanes near Regency Park Boulevard. One northbound and all southbound lanes on the boulevard were closed as well.
According to the FHP report, a 2005 Dodge Neon and a 2001 Mustang entered the intersection of Ridge and Regency Park at the same time and the Dodge hit the Mustang. The Dodge flipped and the Mustang rotated. Both cars stopped at the southeast corner of the intersection.
The Dodge driver died at the scene. Troopers haven't released his name yet. His passenger Hector Giovanny Medina, 22, of Port Richey, was taken to a hospital with serious injures, according to the FHP report.
The Mustang driver Sharon Kim Lentricchia, 58, of Port Richey, was also taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
Stay with WFLA.com for more on this developing story.