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Bradenton man dies from injuries in I-275 crash

MANATEE — A 34-year-old man died from injuries he sustained in a vehicle crash after he was ejected from an overturned Ford SUV off of the Interstate 275 exit ramp to Interstate 75 on Friday afternoon, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

Heath J. Strahl, of Bradenton, was taken after the crash to Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg where he died from his injuries.

Troopers believe a tire on the SUV blew out, causing Strahl to lose control of the vehicle just after noon, according to a report.

The SUV began to spin clockwise, before traveling off the west shoulder of the roadway and landing overturned.

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