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54-year-old killed in 2-vehicle crash that shut down SB Howard Frankland Bridge

Posted at 8:51 PM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-13 09:51:15-05

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — A deadly crash shut down the southbound lanes of the Howard Frankland Bridge Thursday night.

The Florida Highway Patrol said the crash involved two vehicles at 6 p.m. near mile marker 36.5.

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According to a release, 54-year-old Kenneth Seeberger, from Pinellas Park, was driving a 2016 Toyota Tacoma in the center outside lane when he attempted to change lanes and hit a 2017 Ford Raptor, which was being driven in the center inside lane by 53-year-old Jeffrey Ramsey.

The impact, caused the Toyota to rotate and overturn as Ramsey's Ford crashed into the outside barrier wall.

FHP said the Seeberger died at the scene of the crash.

Ramsey, from Sanford, was taken to Bayfront Medical Center for serious injuries.

At this time, Ramsey has not been charged.

The southbound lanes were shut down for nearly three hours. At 8:35 p.m., the left lane was reopened. Shortly before 11 p.m., the remaining lanes were reopened.

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