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Connecticut man dies in Sun City Center crash

SUN CITY CENTER — A Connecticut man died Wednesday afternoon when his car crashed into the back of a vehicle stopped at a traffic light.

At 12:53 p.m., the 77-year-old man from Windsor, Conn., didn't slow his Toyota Corolla behind a Ford Excursion stopping for the red light on Sun City Center Boulevard and Contaro Drive. The crash pushed the sport utility vehicle into a Hyundai, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The man, whose name was not released, died. His passenger, 76-year-old Joanne Roy of Windsor, Conn., was taken to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.

None of the other drivers or passengers were seriously injured. Troopers are still investigating the crash.

Connecticut man dies in Sun City Center crash 02/16/11 [Last modified: Wednesday, February 16, 2011 11:03pm]

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