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Car caught underneath semi-truck in Brandon crash; 1 person killed

The car crashed into the back of the semi, the sheriff's office said. Its driver might have been under the influence of alcohol.

BRANDON, Fla. — One person was killed after a car crashed into a semi-truck and got lodged underneath the big rig.

It happened around 4:30 a.m. Sunday near Providence and W. Lumsden roads in Hillsborough County, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies say the driver somehow left the road and crashed into the back of the semi-truck as it turned into the entrance of the Brandon Centre South shopping center. 

The sheriff's office says the driver might have been under the influence of alcohol. The truck driver was not hurt.

Eastbound W. Lumsden Road was closed to traffic but has since reopened.

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