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Clearwater man killed on U.S. 19 when car hits pole

LARGO — A Clearwater man died after his car ran into a utility pole late Sunday.

John J. Taborda, 31, was driving north at high speed on U.S. 19 about 11:30 p.m., Largo police said.

As he passed Roosevelt Boulevard, he lost control of his 2007 Chevrolet Impala and hit a utility pole, police said. The car flipped.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

Taborda was the only person in the car; no other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Clearwater man killed on U.S. 19 when car hits pole 05/13/13 [Last modified: Monday, May 13, 2013 12:55pm]

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