News: 21-year-old driver killed when car crashes into tree in East Lake

EAST LAKE, FL – A single-vehicle accident near Lake Tarpon in Pinellas County Saturday morning killed a 21-year-old driver, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

The man was driving on Highpoint Drive in the vicinity of Mira Vista Drive in East Lake when the crash occurred shortly before 4 a.m. The Florida Highway Patrol said the driver was going at a high rate of speed while trying to negotiate a curve when he went off the road. The sedan collided with a tree and the driver suffered fatal injuries at the scene.

The victim was a Palm Harbor resident whose name was not released. The FHP said he was wearing a seatbelt when the crash occurred.

If you have lost a loved one as the result of a tragic car accident on the roadways of Pinellas County, you and your family could be entitled to compensation. The Pinellas County Car Accident Lawyers with Kemp, Ruge and Green are here to help. We can fight to secure money for medical bills, loss of income, funeral costs, and other expenses incurred from the crash. To discuss your case with one of our experienced lawyers in a free consultation, call our offices at 727-645-0769 or use our online contact box.

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