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Hillsborough County deputy, driver die in crash

Posted at 9:50 AM, Mar 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-12 21:48:56-05

A deadly wrong way crash on the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway has claimed the life of a Hillsborough County sheriff's deputy and the wrong way driver, authorities said.

The accident occurred about 3 a.m. on eastbound Selmon Expressway near the east end of the expressway Interstate 75.

The unidentified wrong way driver slammed into the deputy, who was driving a marked patrol car.