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Man dies after car crashes, overturns into Hillsborough River

Police officers are investigating the crash but said alcohol may have been a factor.
Man dies after car crashes and overturns into the river
Man dies after car crashes and overturns into the river [ Photo illustration by ASHLEY DYE and LUIS SANTANA | Times ]
Published Jun. 20
Updated Jun. 21

A man died in Tampa Sunday afternoon after crashing the car he was driving and overturning into the Hillsborough River, according to the Tampa Police Department.

The crash happened near the intersection of West Columbus Drive and North Riverside Drive. Officers found the man, the only occupant, dead in his car.

The police department did not specify how the crash occurred or how the car overturned into the river, but they said alcohol may have been a factor.

No information about the man was provided. An investigation is ongoing.