Palm Harbor man dead after running red light in Hillsborough County

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) — A Palm Harbor man died early Friday morning after running a red light in Hillsborough County.

A Florida Highway Patrol spokesperson said that Mekhaeil Tawedrous, of Palm Harbor, died at the scene of the crash.

img_2941The 43-year-old was driving a Toyota van westbound on State Road 580 and did not stop for a red light at the intersection of Race Track Road, according to investigators.

Tawedrous’ van collided with the tractor-trailer in the intersection of the two roads.

Luis Selier-Dominguez, 40, was driving the semi-truck.

The crash happened around 2:30 a.m 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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