TAMPA MAN DIES IN HEAD-ON CRASH ON DREW STREET

TAMPA MAN DIES IN HEAD-ON CRASH ON DREW STREET

The other driver was seriously injured.

CLEARWATER – A Tampa man died and a Clearwater man was seriously injured in a head-on traffic crash Wednesday (March 17) on Drew Street.

Lacedric Graham, 19, of Tampa, died at the scene. Nicholas Fritz, 78, of Clearwater, was taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg as a trauma alert. He is listed in serious condition.

The crash happened about 12: 41 p.m. on Drew Street between Highland Avenue and Crest Avenue in Clearwater.

Clearwater police said Mr. Graham was driving a 2002 Toyota Corolla west on Drew when he crossed the centerline and crashed head-on into the 2018 Ford F-150 truck that Fritz was driving.

The section of Drew Street between Highland and Crest was closed for several hours for the crash investigation.