HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL. – A 28-year-old Winter Haven man was killed in a crash that happened around 4:30 am on Monday.
According to Florida Highway Patrol, the man was traveling westbound on I-4 near milepost 10 at a high rate of speed in the inside lane.
Troopers say that while changing lanes, the Winter Haven man overtook and struck the rear of a tractor-trailer that was traveling westbound in the outside lane.
After the impact, the man’s car rotated to a stop in the travel lanes of I-4, but the man was ejected from the vehicle.
Troopers say the man was transported to an area hospital, but later died from injuries suffered during the crash.
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