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Man dies from injuries sustained in fight with Uber driver in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — A 53-year-old man is dead after getting into a fight with his Uber driving, according to police.

St. Petersburg police say Terry Lynn Kimball was punched during a physical altercation with his Uber driver, Kabir O'Farril Diaz, on Friday. Kimball did not regain consciousness and police said he died on Saturday. Police said he had serious brain trauma.

Diaz, 38, pulled over his car at the Quick Pick Foods store at 800th 58th St. N after the two men began arguing over the route.

Diaz is cooperating with investigators, according to police. No charges against him had been filed by Saturday afternoon.

Man dies from injuries sustained in fight with Uber driver in St. Petersburg 08/12/17 [Last modified: Saturday, August 12, 2017 3:47pm]
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