Michigan man kills 5 while driving wrong way in Florida

Published On: Feb 11 2014 03:15:11 PM EST
Updated On: Feb 11 2014 03:46:17 PM EST

The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the driver who went the wrong way down an interstate and killed five people, including himself, as a St. Clair Shores, Mich. man.

TAMPA, Fla. -

Interstates in Florida The Florida Highway Patrol has identified the driver who went the wrong way down an interstate and killed five people, including himself, as a St. Clair Shores, Mich. man.

Officials say 28-year-old Daniel Lee Morris was behind the wheel of a Ford Expedition and drove the wrong way down Interstate 275 in Tampa early Sunday morning.

Morris crashed head-on into a car carrying four University of South Florida students. All four of the students in the car were killed.

FHP says Morris recently moved to Tampa from Michigan and was staying with a friend. The Expedition belonged to Morris' friend, and it was destroyed in the crash.

Officers are still investigating where Morris drove onto the interstate and whether drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash.

A witness traveling on the other side of the interstate captured video of the wrong-way driver.

Video: Man drives wrong way on Florida interstate

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