Speed a factor in crash that killed Valrico man

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. - A Valrico man died in a single-vehicle crash just after midnight Wednesday on Brandon Parkway.

Speed was a factor in the crash that killed passenger Ivan Ordonez, 23, according to the release from Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Driver Andrew John Wallace, 25, was allegedly speeding in his Nissan 350Z eastbound on Brandon Parkway approaching Pauls Drive when he lost control on the curve around 12:23 a.m.

The car went over the concrete median and struck a palm tree with the passenger side. Ordonez suffered fatal injuries as a result and died at the scene. Wallace was taken to Tampa General Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

HCSO said that Wallace could face charges in this crash pending toxicology results.

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