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77-Year-Old Man Killed In Seminole Crash, One Man Arrested And Charged

At approximately 9:38 a.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team responded to Seminole Boulevard and 102nd Avenue North in Seminole to investigate a vehicle crash.

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. – At approximately 9:38 a.m., deputies assigned to the Major Accident Investigation Team responded to Seminole Boulevard and 102nd Avenue North in Seminole to investigate a vehicle crash.

According to investigators, 77-year-old Roger Kupsoff was traveling northbound on Seminole Boulevard near the intersection of 102nd Avenue North in Seminole.

A red 2018 GMC Denali pick-up truck driven by 49-year-old Brent Rozic, was traveling westbound on 102nd Avenue North approaching Seminole Boulevard at a high rate of speed.

As Rozic approached, the traffic light at 102nd Avenue North was red. Rozic drove his vehicle around stopped traffic into the safety lane and ran through the red light, striking Kupsoff’s vehicle. The impact of the collision caused Kupsoff to be ejected from his vehicle into the roadway.

Kupsoff was pronounced deceased at the scene.

According to deputies, Rozic was arrested for one count of Reckless Driving and one count of Vehicular Homicide with more charges pending.

Rozic was transported to the Pinellas County Jail.

According to investigators, speed and impairment appear to be factored in the crash.

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