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Lutz man dies after vehicle collision

LUTZ — A 65-year-old man died Saturday afternoon when his sport-utility vehicle collided with a pick-up truck on N Dale Mabry Highway.

At 1:58 p.m., James Brake of Lutz was driving north on N Dale Mabry Highway just south of Cheval Boulevard when he went across the grass median into the southbound lanes, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The front of his SUV crashed into the front of a pickup truck driven by 26-year-old Sean Compton of Clearwater. Brake wasn't wearing a seat belt and died at the scene, troopers said. Compton had minor injuries and was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital.

The Florida Highway Patrol is sill investigating the accident. No charges have been filed.

Lutz man dies after vehicle collision 09/29/12 [Last modified: Saturday, September 29, 2012 10:27pm]
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