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Pickup rolls in Tampa, killing man in truck’s bed

A single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning has left one person dead when a pickup rolled over and a man riding in the bed was killed at Armenia Avenue and Interstate 275.

According to police, about 3 a.m. Oscar T. Tapia was driving a 2007 silver, Chevrolet pickup when it rolled over. A passenger in the bed of the truck, Richardo Corio-Rosa, 2314 West Arch St., Tampa, died at the scene.

Tapia, 29, of 3319 Abdella St., Tampa, was charged with vehicular manslaughter and possession of cocaine. He is being held in the Hillsborough County Jail on $9,500 bond.

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