Thursday, January 18, 2018
Public safety

Tampa man dies Friday after car crash

TAMPA — A man died at Tampa General Hospital Friday from injuries he received in a car accident the day before.

Robert Homer Smith, 87, of 1415 E Powhatan Ave., was driving north on N Nebraska Avenue Thursday making a left turn onto E Hanna Avenue when his pick-up truck was hit by Ryan Lindsey Anderson's 2009 Buick Lucerne, according to Tampa police.

Anderson was driving southbound down Nebraska Avenue, when Smith's truck entered his path, police said.

Smith was taken to TGH in critical condition, and he died at the hospital.

Police are still investigating the details of the crash. No citations have been issued.

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