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Deputies identify driver killed in Gibsonton crash

GIBSONTON — Deputies have identified the person killed in a Thursday afternoon crash involving an empty school bus.

Elie Saintil, 64, of Tampa drove into the intersection of Symmes Road and North Street just after 1 p.m. and into the path of a school bus. The bus slammed into the driver's side of the Chrysler Sebring.

Saintil died at the scene, deputies said. Mikel Robin, 33, a passenger in the car, was taken to Tampa General Hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening. The bus driver, Mary May Dees, 62, was unhurt.

There were no students in the bus at the time of the crash.

Deputies identify driver killed in Gibsonton crash 09/07/12 [Last modified: Friday, September 7, 2012 9:58am]

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