Riverview man killed in crash at Brandon intersection
A Riverview man was killed when his car was struck by pickup truck at a Brandon intersection Tuesday morning, deputies said. Scott Elliot Valentino, 40, in a 2003 Pontiac four-door, was northbound on Crescent Park Drive and had a green light while turning right onto Falkenburg Road, deputies said. About 9:20 a.m., a 2008 Dodge pickup driven by Terrance Lecroix Mitchell, 36, of Riverview, was traveling east on Falkenburg about 60 mph and ran the red light at Crescent Park Drive, deputies said. The pickup hit the driver’s side of Valentino’s Pontiac, deputies said.Valentino, of 2902 Wildtree Drive, was pronounced dead at the scene. Mitchell, of 12742 Standbridge Drive, was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. No charges were issued, pending further investigation, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office said.
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