Lutz, FL (November 17, 2020) - One person is dead following a two-vehicle crash in Lutz on Sunday, November 15th. The accident took place around 4:30 p.m. on State Road 54 near Oak Grove Boulevard.
The Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. According to reports, 23-year-old Cameron Stephen Frahn was driving westbound on State Road 54 when he came to a traffic signal. Two vehicles were stopped at the traffic light, including an SUV driven by a 63-year-old man from Lutz. Frahn failed to slow his vehicle, colliding with the rear-end of the SUV. A 79-year-old female passenger in the SUV died as a result of injuries suffered in the crash. The woman has not been identified at this time.
Following an investigation, Frahn was given several charges, including DUI manslaughter, possession of marijuana, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
No additional details are available at this time.
Fatal car accidents take place in Florida approximately once every three hours. In 2019, 3,000 people tragically lost their lives in car accidents in our state and nearly 250,000 were hurt. These numbers help underscore the dangers that are faced by motorists each time they are on our roadways. While no one ever expects to be seriously hurt or killed in a crash, the reality is that no motorist is ever safe from the possible effects of a collision.
We wish to extend our thoughts and condolences to those affected by this tragic fatal accident in Lutz.
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