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Golf cart driver dies in Sun City Center crash

TAMPA — A 71-year-old man driving a golf cart in Sun City Center ran a stop sign Thursday afternoon and was struck and killed, authorities said.

According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Carl Kopischkie of Sun City Center entered the intersection of Haverford Avenue and W Del Webb Boulevard without stopping. He collided with a 2009 Chevrolet HHR driven by Michael Dunn, 65, of Temple Terrace and was thrown from the golf cart.

Kopischkie was transported to South Bay Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 2:05 p.m. Dunn, who was wearing a seat belt, suffered no injuries.

Kopischkie was not using any safety equipment, authorities said.

Golf cart driver dies in Sun City Center crash 11/07/13 [Last modified: Thursday, November 7, 2013 4:32pm]
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