Updated: Fatal crash causing back up on I-75 southbound near Hillsborough, Manatee line

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Published: May. 2, 2022 at 3:52 PM EDT
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MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. (WWSB) - A serious crash is caused a backup of traffic on I-75 southbound near Big Bend Road near the Manatee County line, the Florida Highway Patrol says.

The driver of the crash was traveling southbound on I-75, near the mile marker 244. Troopers say a vehicle ran off the roadway and struck a crash attenuator and caught fire. The driver, a 62-year-old man from Tampa, suffered fatal injuries.

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