Tampa woman arrested for DUI manslaughter following fatal Pasco County crash: FHP

A Florida man is dead, and a Tampa woman is facing DUI charges following a fatal crash in Pasco County

According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Solanch Quintanilla Coca, 30, of Tampa, was traveling eastbound on S.R. 54 around 9:20 p.m. on Thursday when she tried to pass a 25-year-old Central Florida man in a Jeep. 

Troopers say while Quintanilla Coca was trying to overtake the Jeep, she crashed into the back of it. 

The 25-year-old driver, who troopers say was not wearing a seat belt, was thrown from the vehicle and died after being taken to an area hospital. 

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According to FHP, Quintanilla Coca showed signs of impairment at the time of the crash, and is facing DUI manslaughter charges.