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Man dies in deadly wrong-way crash near Sun City Center

Hillsborough County

TAMPA (WFLA) – A fatal wrong-way crash killed one person this morning on Highway 301 at Bishop Road near Sun City.

According to Florida Highway Patrol, Rene Vasquez, 21, was traveling northbound in the southbound lanes of US-301, south of Bishop Road when he collided with a vehicle going southbound on 301.

The two vehicles collided head-on and Vasquez was pronounced deceased at the scene. The second driver was taken to Tampa General Hospital with serious injuries. 

Charges are pending in this case and the investigation is ongoing.

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