Brandon man charged with DUI manslaughter after deadly crash

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HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – A 28-year-old Brandon man has been charged after a deadly Hillsborough County accident.

The crash occurred around 3:23 a.m. Wednesday on Highway 60. It involved three vehicles.

Troopers said the suspect, Johnathan Honza, was driving westbound on Adamo Drive/Highway 60, approaching Falkenburg Road, when he ran a red light and crashed into the driver’s side of the victim’s car.

The victim, 25-year-old Dontae Hill, of Tampa, died at Tampa General Hospital.

A third vehicle was struck by debris. No one in that vehicle was injured.

Honza was charged Friday with vehicular homicide, DUI manslaughter and not having a valid license. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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