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Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014
Crime & Courts

Two killed in head-on collision on Gunn Highway


Two men are dead after a crash this morning on Gunn Highway, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.

Richard Celin, 28, of Tampa, and Wilmer Hart, 60, of New Port Richey, died from injuries sustained in the 9:15 a.m. crash. Celin died at the scene; Hart died hours after being transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa, the sheriff’s office said.

The crash occurred after Celin was traveling west on Gunn Highway in a 2005 Nissan Munro when, for unknown reasons, Celin crossed the median and crashed head-on into a 2002 Toyota Tundra driven by Hart, the sheriff’s office said.

The case remains under investigation.