News: Man killed when pickup truck crashes into garage in Wesley Chapel


WESLEY CHAPEL, FL – The Florida Highway Patrol said a driver was killed when his pickup truck was involved in a crash in Pasco County.

According to the Tampa Bay Times, the victim was a 62-year-old man from Tampa who was driving a Ford F-150.  State troopers said he was headed north on Tupelo Lane in Wesley Chapel shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday morning when he was unable to negotiate a right turn at the intersection with Thistle Court.

The Ford went off the roadway and slammed into the garage of a local home.  The driver, whose name was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.  He was wearing a seat belt at the time, the FHP said.

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