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Thursday, May 05, 2016
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New Port Richey man dies when car hits overpass

TAMPA - A 58-year-old New Port Richey man was killed Tuesday when his car crashed into a bridge support pillar for the Veterans Expressway in Northdale, investigators said. Donald J. Junot, of 9239 Nile Drive, was driving his Toyota west on Van Dyke Road near Lakeshore Road about 8:50 a.m., deputies said. Junot was completing a high-speed pass of another vehicle, but his car left the road onto the north shoulder and struck the overpass pillar, deputies said. Junot’s Toyota was the only vehicle to crash, deputies said.
The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is still investigating. Stay with TBO.com for updates.