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Tampa crash kills man, sends woman to local hospital

The driver, 26, and his passenger, 24, were on Causeway Boulevard in the Palm River-Clair Mel area when his Camaro hit a guardrail and a cement wall.
A 26-year-old man is dead and a 24-year-old woman is in the hospital after a crash in the Palm River-Clair Mel area early Tuesday morning.
A 26-year-old man is dead and a 24-year-old woman is in the hospital after a crash in the Palm River-Clair Mel area early Tuesday morning.
Published Feb. 23|Updated Feb. 23

TAMPA — A 26-year-old man is dead and a 24-year-old woman is in the hospital after a crash in the Palm River-Clair Mel area early Tuesday morning.

The man was driving a Chevrolet Camaro on Causeway Boulevard, in the outside lane of the 22nd Street S overpass, when he left the road and hit a metal guardrail before overcorrecting and colliding with a cement wall around 1:02 a.m., the Tampa Police Department said in a news release Wednesday afternoon.

The driver and the passenger were taken to an area hospital, where the man later died, police said. The woman is in stable condition, according to the release.

The crash is under investigation.

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