TAMPA — A 49-year-old Valrico man was killed Wednesday when he lost control of his car in the rain on Interstate 275, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.
Jeffrey Matthew Hoff was driving a 2013 Hyundai Genesis north on I-275 at about 1 p.m. when troopers said he lost control just north of the N Dale Mabry Highway exit. The car collided with a guardrail and came to rest on the inside paved shoulder and inside travel lane, troopers said.
Hoff was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital.
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Correction: The driver killed was Jeffery Matthew Hoff. An earlier version of this story gave an incorrect name based on information provide by the Florida Highway Patrol.