Winter Haven man killed in Interstate 4 crash in eastern Hillsborough County

He lost control after passing another vehicle on the highway, troopers said.
Published Sept. 3, 2022

A Winter Haven man died Saturday after losing control of his vehicle after it struck a guardrail on Interstate 4 and flipped several times, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 33-year-old man, who was not identified by authorities, was driving a sedan east near County Line Road around 12:15 a.m. when he attempted to pass another vehicle traveling in the same direction and lost control of his own. The man, who was not wearing a seatbelt, was ejected from his vehicle. He died at the scene.