Deadly wrong-way crash on I-275

1:20 PM, Jul 19, 2012   |    comments
  • William Angel, 20, died at the scene as a result of the head-on collision.
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Tampa, Florida -- Interstate 275 is back open after a deadly accident shut the road down for hours Thursday morning.

The Florida Highway Patrol says just before 3 a.m., a Ford Fusion was driving the wrong way on I-275 northbound, and hit a Ford Mustang near the I-4 interchange.

The driver of the Mustang, 20-year-old William Angel, died on the scene. Two of his passengers were taken to the hospital and are in serious condition.

The driver of the Fusion, 22-year-old Christopher Ponce, was also taken to the hospital.

The crash is still under investigation.

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