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One dead in Gibsonton as pickup driver runs red light, causing three-vehicle collision, deputies say

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Published Jun. 11

GIBSONTON — One driver died Monday afternoon in a three-vehicle collision on Gibsonton Drive at Mathog Road, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.

No information about the identity of the three drivers or their passengers was released.

A 1996 Chevrolet Silverado pickup headed east on Gibsonton Road ran a red light about 4:45 p.m. and collided with a 1997 Honda Accord headed south on Mathog Road, according to a news release from the Sheriff's Office.

Both cars spun counter-clockwise and the Honda collided with a third car, a 2018 Ford Flex.

The driver of the Honda received fatal injuries. The driver's two children were taken to a hospital. One was not injured and the other received injuries that were not life threatening, the Sheriff's Office said.

The drivers of the Silverado and the Flex were not injured.

The Silverado driver was cooperating with detectives and civil charges are pending, the Sheriff's Office said. No drugs or alcohol were immediately suspected in the collision.

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