Palm Harbor man dead after running red light in Hillsborough County


HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Palm Harbor man died early Friday morning after running a red light in Hillsborough County.

A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson said that Mekhaeil Tawedrous, of Palm Harbor, died at the scene of the crash.

The 43-year-old was driving a Toyota van westbound on State Road 580 and did not stop for a red light at the intersection of Race Track Road, according to investigators.

Tawedrous’ van collided with the tractor-trailer in the intersection of the two roads.

Luis Selier-Dominguez, 40, was driving the semi-truck.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m

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