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Pinellas Park man dies after hitting power pole in early morning crash

A Pinellas Park man died after crashing his car into a pole on Friday morning. (Florida Highway Patrol)
A Pinellas Park man died after crashing his car into a pole on Friday morning. (Florida Highway Patrol)
Published Jan. 11, 2018

ST. PETERSBURG — A 40-year-old Pinellas Park man is dead after his car hit a power pole, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Troopers say Sean William Pinnell was driving a 2006 silver Chevrolet when he lost control of the car near 71st Street N and 40th Avenue N just after 4 a.m Friday.

FHP said Pinnell ran off of 71st Street to the west and into the grass shoulder. He hit the pole and a fence while overturning.

He was ejected from the car and taken to St. Petersburg General Hospital, where he died of his injuries.