Driver dies following medical episode

An early morning traffic fatality in Seffner was the result of a medical episode, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office. 

Investigators say the accident happened just after 6:00 a.m. on Kingsway Avenue when Rickey Charles went off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a chain link fence near Palm Avenue. 

Charles was transported to Brandon Regional Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

No one else was injured in the accident.