SEFFNER, Fla. — The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash on the Interstate 4 connector ramp early Thanksgiving morning. 

  • Man, 51, killed in I-4 crash Thanksgiving morning
  • Crash happened on I-4 ramp near Mango Road just before 12:30 a.m. 
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According to deputies, the crash happened on I-4, just east of Mango Road. 

A 51-year-old Tampa man was driving westbound on I-4 when he entered the shoulder just before 12:30 a.m. and collided with the rear of a tow truck that was stopped on the shoulder. 

The man's vehicle burst into flames and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity has not been released as of yet.

The 34-year-old driver of the tow truck was not injured.

The crash remains under investigation.