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Man accused of deadly Selmon Expressway crash turns self in, troopers say

The man, identified as Miguel Usher, was bleeding from a cut on his forehead, according to FHP.
Credit: Florida Highway Patrol

TAMPA, Fla. — A man accused of causing an early morning crash that left one man dead and another woman hurt has turned himself in, Florida troopers said.

Miguel Matias Usher, 26, was heading east on the Selmon Expressway near milepost 11 when for some reason, he crashed his truck into the back of another car, according to a Florida Highway Patrol news release.

The crash caused both cars to rotate onto the shoulder.

Troopers say the driver of the second car, a 36-year-old man from Citra, was killed. His female passenger, a 33-year-old from Brandon, suffered critical injuries and was taken to the hospital.

Usher was believed to have run off from the crash. He was bleeding from a cut on his forehead, FHP said.

He is charged for leaving the scene of a crash involving death and leaving the scene of a crash involving serious bodily injury. He was booked in the Hillsborough County jail.

Credit: Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

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