Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-074

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 25, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Arrest Made in Hit and Run Fatality

    Detective's have arrested the driver involved in the hit and run fatality that occurred on February 14, 2010.
    • Thursday
    • February 25, 2010
    • Time: 4:19 PM

    Update – February 25, 2010 (see  original press release 10-064)

    Detective’s has arrested the driver of the vehicle involved in the hit and run fatality that occurred on February 14, 2010.  The vehicle was located at the suspect’s residence today, February 25, 2010.  Detectives also discovered that the suspect had taken steps to conceal the identity of his vehicle by changing parts and washing off evidence.   Hernandez was taken into custody and charged with Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Death, Driving While License Suspended Resulting in Death, Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence.

     

    Suspect :

    Isaias Cruz Hernandez, DOB 11-8-82

    14811 Balm Road

    Wimauma

     

    Charges:

    Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Death

    Driving While License Suspended Resulting in Death

    Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence

     

     

     

     

    Pedestrian:
    Domingo Perez Lopez
    dob:8/3/74 (fatal)

                

    Driver:
    Unknown

               

    Vehicle:
    1992 – 1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE
    metal flake green in color

     

     On Sunday, February 14, 2010 around 7:05 p.m. a pedestrian was struck and killed on Balm Road & Grady Sweat Lane.  The crash occurred when the pedestrian was walking on the westbound side of Balm Road near the edge of the roadway and was struck by a 1992 – 1993 Pontiac Bonneville SE, green in color, that was traveling westbound.  The vehicle skidded and rotated counter-clockwise across the roadway to the south side of the road, and the driver fled the scene in the vehicle undetected in an unknown direction.  A Pontiac emblem, paint and some red lens fragments were left at the scene.  

    The pedestrian died at the scene as a result of his injuries.


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