Tampabay.com is reporting that a 74-year-old man died Tuesday afternoon after he was forced to exit his car to address his car’s mechanical issues. According to the report, the man got out of the car but then collapsed into the road. Sadly, he later died at Northside Hospital.
The Florida Highway Patrol’s investigation into the accident reveals that the man was driving eastbound on 54th Avenue N approaching 28th Street N, and when the car came to the intersection, something malfunctioned and the car shut down. Troopers say that when the man left the car he “suffered a medical condition” and fell to the ground. They are still investigating.
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