24-year-old driver dies in head-on crash in Hillsborough

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. -- A 24-year-old driver was killed Wednesday morning when he drove into oncoming traffic to pass a vehicle and struck a truck head-on.

About 7:26 a.m. Wednesday, Raul A. Quiles O'Ferral was driving a 2001 Toyota Camry southbound on U.S. 301 south of Muddy Lake Trail when he tried to pass another vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. O'Ferral drove into the northbound lane and struck head-on a 2012 International driven by Ricardo L. Robinson, 40, of Tampa.

O'Ferral died at the scene. Robinson was taken to Florida Hospital of Tampa.

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