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Riverview man killed in Interstate 75 crash in Brandon

BRANDON — Troopers were investigating a fatal crash early Thursday on Interstate 75 that killed a Riverview man.

Michael A. Whelan, 31, lost control of a Nissan Frontier after trying to exit I-75 at Brandon Boulevard, the Florida Highway Patrol said. The Nissan hit the outside guardrail, flipped and Whelan was thrown from it, according to troopers. The patrol said he was not wearing a seat belt and died at the scene.

The crash was reported about 3:30 a.m. The southbound exit ramp to Brandon Boulevard was closed as troopers investigated.

Riverview man killed in Interstate 75 crash in Brandon 01/24/13 [Last modified: Thursday, January 24, 2013 7:43pm]

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