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Man dies after car crashes into tree in Brandon

A man died after his car crashed into a tree Thursday night on River International Drive in Brandon, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

James B. Aikman, 21 of Tampa, was driving about 70 mph while heading north on River International Drive between Broadway Avenue and Williams Road at 6:40 p.m., the Sheriff's Office said. He hit a curve in the road, left the roadway and hit a tree.

Aikman died at the scene, the Sheriff's Office said. A passenger, Michael A. Brandt, 27 of Seffner, was taken to Tampa General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Man dies after car crashes into tree in Brandon 03/06/14 [Last modified: Thursday, March 6, 2014 11:25pm]
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