Lutz driver dies trying to avoid another car

- A driver is dead after an accident in Lutz.

It happened just after 6 Friday night one U.S. 41 and Leonard Road in Pasco County.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol a car turning onto U.S. 41 turned into the path of an oncoming car.

The driver of a second car tried to avoid the turning car, but couldn’t and hit it.

The driver of the second car was taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital North where they later died.

No word if the first driver will face any charges.

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