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A Clearwater man is dead after rolling his SUV while traveling southbound on the Bayside Bridge Saturday night.

According to the Florida Highway Patrol the deceased man is the SUV driver, 45 year old Joseph Poblete. Poblete’s passenger was 34 year old Laurie Poblete and she remains in serious condition.

The accident report says Poblete slowed down for an “unknown reason” and his SUV was then struck from behind by 37-year-old Melissa Calderon.

According to FHP, Poblete’s SUV rotated and overturned multiple times. Joseph and Laurie Poblete were taken to local area hospitals, where troopers report Mr. Poblete died from his injuries.

The driver of the second car (Calderon) was not injured. According to troopers, charges may be filed.

Source: Tampa Bay Reporter

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Rich Fields is a veteran radio broadcaster who is best known for having been the Announcer on the Price is Right. He is also an Emmy Award winning Meteorologist .