Tampa man killed in Sumter County crash, troopers say

Crash occurred at County Roads 476, 476B

File photo of Florida Highway Patrol cruiser (WJXT 2020)

BUSHNELL, Fla. – A Tampa man was killed Saturday afternoon in Sumter County after he was ejected from his car while it crashed, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 34-year-old man was driving eastbound on County Road 476 when he lost control of the car and entered the south shoulder, troopers said.

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He overcorrected and crossed the road twice before entering the south shoulder again and colliding with a wood line, according to troopers.

The man was ejected from the car and his body collided with a pickup truck traveling northbound on County Road 476B, troopers said.

The man suffered fatal injuries at the scene, troopers said.