News: Passenger dead, driver injured after car slams into tree in Lutz

LUTZ, FL – A passenger in a car was killed when the vehicle crashed into a tree in Hillsborough County on Tuesday morning, according to the Tampa Bay Times.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the incident happened as a woman was driving north on Florida Avenue near Hayes Street in Lutz.  The driver lost control of the vehicle at about 10:10 a.m. and the car spun out, going onto a sidewalk.  It crashed into two cars that were parked outside an office building and then hit the tree.

The passenger, a 27-year-old man from Orlando, was pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The driver, a 26-year-old Orlando resident, was seriously injured.  Their identities were not released.

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