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One dead in Turkey Creek Road crash, road closed

PLANT CITY — A truck crashed into a tree at Turkey Creek Road and David Barron Drive (map) early Friday morning, killing the driver and closing Turkey Creek Road in both directions.

Around 3:30 a.m. someone saw a maroon Ford pickup truck crash on Turkey Creek Road south of Durant Road and called 911, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. The driver, 22-year-old Richard Turner Jr. of 906 E Keysville Road in Lithia, was dead when rescuers arrived.

An investigation continues.

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One dead in Turkey Creek Road crash, road closed 07/10/09 [Last modified: Friday, July 10, 2009 11:25am]
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