67-year-old DeLand man killed in crash on I-4, troopers say

Crash happened in Hillsborough County

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. – A 67-year-old DeLand man was killed in a crash when he suffered a medical emergency Tuesday morning, according to Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers said the crash happened on Interstate 4 in Hillsborough County near mile marker 16, east of Fritzke Road.

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FHP said the man was traveling westbound on I-4 when he had a medical emergency and lost control of his pickup truck.

The truck went across the lanes and hit a fence before coming to a stop.

The man was taken to the hospital, where he later died, according to FHP.

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