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Riverview man dies in southern Hillsborough crash


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A crash involving a tractor-trailer and two other vehicles left a 24-year-old Riverview man dead early Saturday in southern Hillsborough County.

About 12:24 a.m., Steven A. Cox, 51, Brandon, was headed eastbound on Pembroke Road in a Peterbilt tractor-trailer when he tried to make a left turn onto northbound U.S. Highway 41, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Ryan L. Leguizamon, 24, Riverview, was driving a Kia southbound on Highway 41 in the outside lane, ahead of . Deborah A. Hagelberg, 56, Apollo Beach, Dodge van, FHP said.

As Cox entered the southbound lanes, Leguizamon’s car hit the truck’s trailer and came to rest in the outside lane, according to FHP. Hagelberg was unable to stop in time, and her van hit the rear of the Kia.

Leguizamon died at the scene, FHP said.

There were no other injuries.

Charges are pending in the case, according to FHP

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