THONOTOSASSA, Fla. (FOX 13) - A fatal crash has closed a major Hillsborough County road.
Florida Highway Patrol troopers said a deadly crash involving a motorcycle closed U.S. Highway 92. The road was closed in both directions between Falkenburg Road and Interstate 75. The road reopened about five hours later.
Troopers said the motorcyclist, 36-year-old Tommy Lee Hill, was traveling eastbound on U.S. 92 attempting to overtake other vehicles. Officials said he was speeding.
A second vehicle, driver by 40-year-old Fernando Castellanos, was traveling westbound. At one point, Hill collided head-on with Castellanos' vehicle, and was ejected from his motorcycle. Troopers said Hill died at the scene. Castellanos was uninjured.