Man dies after car veers off I-75 near Sun City Center

SUN CITY CENTER

Driver, 65, is killed when he hits bridge

A 65-year-old man was killed Saturday morning when his car went airborne off the shoulder of southbound Interstate 75 and hit a bridge support, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

Bernard O. Peichert's 1989 Plymouth sedan was a mile north of the State Road 674 exit when its front and roof smashed into the concrete support, the Highway Patrol said.

Peichert was flown to Tampa General Hospital following the accident at 7:10 a.m. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Troopers were still investigating the crash Saturday evening.

Man dies after car veers off I-75 near Sun City Center 03/13/10 [Last modified: Saturday, March 13, 2010 8:57pm]

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