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2 die when Ferrari crashes head-on into car in Pinellas Park, police say

The Ferrari driver was going east on Bryan Dairy Road at a “high rate of speed” when the crash happened, police said.
Two people in this Ferrari were killed on Sunday when the driver crossed the median on Brian Dairy Road and crashed head-on into another car, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
Two people in this Ferrari were killed on Sunday when the driver crossed the median on Brian Dairy Road and crashed head-on into another car, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department. [ Pinellas Park Police Department ]
Published Aug. 29|Updated Aug. 29

PINELLAS PARK — Two people were killed when a speeding Ferrari crashed head-on into another car on Bryan Dairy Road on Sunday, police said.

A preliminary investigation indicates that a 67-year-old man from Largo was driving a Ferrari heading east in the 7200 block of Bryan Dairy Road at a high rate of speed about 9:40 p.m., when he lost control, spun out, crossed a raised median and crashed head-on into a 42-year-old Largo man driving an Acura heading west, police said.

Police do not know why the 67-year-old lost control of the Ferrari, a Pinellas Park Police news release states.

Two people in the Ferrari pictured in the background of this photo were killed on Sunday when the driver of the Ferrari crossed the center line on Bryan Dairy Road and crashed head-on into the other car pictured, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department.
Two people in the Ferrari pictured in the background of this photo were killed on Sunday when the driver of the Ferrari crossed the center line on Bryan Dairy Road and crashed head-on into the other car pictured, according to the Pinellas Park Police Department. [ Pinellas Park Police Department ]

The 67 year-old was ejected from the Ferrari on impact. A passenger in the Ferrari, a 56-year-old woman from Largo, was killed on impact, the news release said. The 42-year-old driver of the Acura was taken to a local hospital with serious injuries that police said are not life-threatening.

Bryan Dairy Road was closed for several hours Sunday night while police investigated the crash.

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

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