Tampa, Florida driver killed by metal that crashed through his windshield on I-275

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL (WFLA) – A man is dead after Florida Highway Patrol officers say a piece of metal crashed through his windshield while he was driving.

According to the FHP crash report, 33-year-old Leonardo Landin was headed south on I-275 near Lois Avenue on Friday when a large piece of metal went through his windshield and hit him.

Investigators say Landin lost control of his car and hit a concrete barrier wall, then a guardrail.

Landin was taken to St. Joseph’s hospital, where he died on Saturday.

Officers say the metal that hit him was possibly from a commercial motor vehicle.

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