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Chris Schneider
20 April 2022

Boy Dies after Rear-Ended in Hillsborough

Boy Dies after Rear-Ended in Hillsborough

A 19-year-old man died early Tuesday, April 19, 2022, when the car he was riding in was rear-ended in Hillsborough County, the Florida Highway Patrol reported.

The crash was at 4:36 a.m. on U.S. 92 at Mango Road.

Police said a 23-year-old woman from Gibsonton was driving a 2019 Nissan Altima and was stopped in the eastbound lane of U.S. 92 for the traffic signal at Mango Road. Her passenger was the 19-year-old man who was also from Gibsonton.

Troopers said a 35-year-old from Auburndale driving a 2016 Jeep Wrangler rear-ended the woman.

The 19-year-old was killed at the scene, while the driver of the Altima had minor injuries, troopers said. The driver of the Jeep was not injured.