Autopsy: Wrong-way driver in deadly crash was intoxicated

Tampa, Florida -- An autopsy report shows the man who drove the wrong way down Interstate 275 last month and crashed head-on into another car had been intoxicated at the time of his death.

The Medical Examiner released Daniel Morris' toxicology report on Monday. The report indicates he had a blood-alcohol level of .20. The legal limit to drive is .08.

The report also shows Morris' body suffered massive trauma and was partially incinerated in the crash and ensuing explosion.

The accident happened early on Sunday, February 9, when a Ford Expedition driven by Morris went southbound on the northbound lanes of I-275.

The Expedition hit a Hyundai Sonata head-on, and the two vehicles burst into flames. Inside the Sonata were four USF fraternity brothers. All four men were killed.

In a 911 call made that night, Morris' sister-in-law told dispatchers that Morris had stolen her SUV after "something went out of control."

She later says they had been drinking at a birthday party and Morris left after becoming upset for an unknown reason.

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