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Wrong-way driver killed in head-on crash on I-275

Other driver in serious condition
Posted at 11:09 AM, Oct 12, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — A woman driving the wrong way on I-275 early Saturday morning was killed after hitting another car head-on, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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Troopers say Aryail Gomez, 39, was traveling southbound in the northbound outside lane around 4:40 a.m. on Saturday when she hit Brittany Castilleja, 30, head-on near mile marker 59.

Gomez was killed at the scene. Castilleja was taken to St. Joseph's where she remains in serious condition.

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Troops say it's unknown when or where on the interstate Gomez began driving the wrong way.