2 killed in Lutz when box truck makes U-turn into path of Mustang, FHP says

Hillsborough County

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Two people died Friday after a crash involving a box truck and a Ford Mustang on U.S. 41 in Lutz.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident occurred at about 1:15 a.m. in the area of U.S. 41 and Crystal Lake Road.

Troopers said the box truck driver turned in front of the Mustang while making a U-Turn. The Mustang hit the truck and slide underneath its frame.

Both Mustang passengers, two men in their 30s from Land O’ Lakes, died at the scene.

Troopers said the southbound lanes of the highway were closed for several hours.

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