Monday, June 18, 2018
Public safety

Motorcyclist dies in crash after hitting two cars on State Road 574

MANGO —- A 23-year-old man died in a crash after his motorcycle hit the back of one car and spun into the front of another on State Road 574 Saturday afternoon. At 1:34 p.m., Edwin Stephen Torres of Tampa was driving his Suzuki westbound on SR 574 in the left turn lane. He turned left into the path of a car driven by Wesley Ethan Bozeman, 26, of Sydney, Australia, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Bozeman was traveling west in the center lane, east of Lakewood Drive.

Torres hit the back of Bozeman's car and spun clockwise. He collided with the front of another car driven by Leticia Guadalupe Perez-Garcia, 27, of Seffner. Perez-Garcia was stopped for a red light on Lakewood Drive, south of SR 574. Torres was taken to Brandon Regional Medical Center and later died from injuries sustained in the crash. The other drivers were uninjured.

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