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Head-On Crash Kills One Driver, Seriously Injures the Other

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One driver lost control of her SUV, according to FHP troopers.

PINELLAS COUNTY – A Clearwater man died and a Temple Terrace woman is seriously injured after a nearly head-on crash on Belleair Road.

The 47-year-old man from Largo, who was driving a pickup truck, died at a hospital where he was  taken after the crash. The other driver, a 24-year-old Temple Terrace woman, was seriously injured.

The crash happened about 8:04 p.m. Thursday (Dec. 24) on Belleair Road west of S Lake Avenue in Pinellas County.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the woman was driving a SUV west on Bellair when, for unknown reasons, she lost control of her vehicle. The SUV entered the eastbound lane and collided nearly head on with the pickup truck the deceased man was driving.

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