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Fatal Tampa crash closes part of Hillsborough Avenue

The roadway is closed from 47th Street North to 50th Street North, and motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
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Published Oct. 11

A fatal crash has closed part of Hillsborough Avenue in Tampa, according to authorities.

The crash happened when a driver headed eastbound on Hillsborough Avenue tried to turn north onto 47th Street North and was T-boned around 4:15 p.m., the Tampa Police Department said in a news release Monday evening.

Officers are on the scene conducting the investigation, the release said.

Hillsborough Avenue is closed from 47th Street North to 50th Street North, police spokesperson Jamel Lanee said. Motorists in the area are advised to seek alternate routes.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.