Hillsborough Crash Kills Lakeland Man
The passenger in his car is in critical condition, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Lakeland man died and his passenger was seriously injured Wednesday (July 18) night in a single-vehicle crash, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
Gabriel Wyatt, 21, of Lakeland, died at the scene. His passenger, Morgan Williams, 20, of Piedmont, SC, was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.
The crash happened about 10:50 p.m. on Old Hopewell Rod approaching State Road 60.
Mr. Wyatt was driving his 2007 Audi northbound on Old Hopewell Road when he failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway. The Audi traveled onto the east shoulder of the road striking a tree. The car came to rest of its driver’s side.
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