PLANT CITY, Fla. - A 27-year-old Plant City man lost his life in an early morning Hillsborough County crash.
According to Florida Highway Patrol officials, it happened around 2:30 a.m. at SR 39 and Trapnell Road.
Jonathan Wesley Forbes, 21, was traveling northbound on SR 39 in a 1997 Ford F-150.
Meantime, Nicholas Sheldon Shakes, 27, was traveling southbound on SR 39 in a 2009 Mercedes C300, attempting to make a left turn onto eastbound Trapnell Road.
Troopers say the passenger side of the Mercedes collided with the front of the Ford F-150.
Shakes was pronounced dead at the crash scene, while Forbes was rushed to Lakeland Regional Medical Center with serious injuries.
Charges are pending the results of the investigation.
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