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FL Man Was Driving 100 MPH When Struck SUV, Killing 2, Injuring 2: TPD

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TAMPA, FL — On Monday, Tampa police charged a man with two counts of DUI manslaughter and two counts of DUI with serious bodily injury following a crash April 13 on the Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Traffic homicide investigators say Joshua Roelofs, 33, was driving at an estimated 100 mph in his 2017 Nissan GT-R east on the Courtney Campbell Causeway around 3:42 a.m. April 13 when he rear-ended a 2005 Kia Sorrento with four people inside, causing the SUV to roll over, ejecting all of the passengers.

None of the passengers in the Kia Sorrento were wearing seatbelts.

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See related story: 2 Dead, 2 Hospitalized Following Rollover Crash On Courtney Campbell


When Tampa and Clearwater police arrived at the scene, they attempted to give medical aid to the victims but two 44-year-old men died at the scene and a 36-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman were taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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Roelofs was not injured.

Video from Roelofs’ dash camera captured the crash that closed the Courtney Campbell Causeway for hours during the morning commute.

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