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Tampa man dies in single-car Westchase crash


Published:   |   Updated: May 2, 2014 at 08:54 AM

A Tampa man died in a single-car crash in Westchase early this morning.

Around 3:30 a.m., Hillsborough County deputies say Lloyd Jong Yi, 21, was driving a 2007 Honda around 70 mph on Linebaugh Avenue, near Countryway Boulevard, when he lost control.

Deputies say Jong lost control and struck an oak tree in the median.

Jong died at the scene, deputies say.

The crash closed eastbound Linebaugh Avenue, between Countryway Boulevard and Montague Street, for about two hours, deputies say.

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