Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-029

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 23, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Deputy Injured While Escorting Fallen Soldier Funeral Procession

    Motorcyle deputy injured while escorting funeral of fallen soldier.
    • Monday
    • January 25, 2010
    • Time: 3:25 PM
    • Reynolds Street West and John Martin Street
    • Plant City
    Deputy Daryl Bowden, 55
    10 year veteran
    assigned to District Four
     
     
    Driver:
    Shannon Lima - Jones, DOB 9-17-69
    41309 Gator Lane
    Crystal Springs FL
    Vehicle: 2005 Chevrolet Pickup Truck


    Today, Hillsborough County deputies were providing the escort service for the funeral of the fallen soldier that was killed in Iraq. During the procession, in the area of Reynolds Street West and John Martin Street the driver of the 2005 truck exited the parking lot of the Dairy Queen and cut into the funeral procession line. Once in the line, she decided to make a left to exit the procession and turned into the path
    of the motor unit that was assisting with the funeral. 
     
     
    Deputy Daryl Bowden was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital with non life threatening injuries.   Shannon Lima-Jones was cited for: Failure to Yield to a Funeral Procession, Failure to Yield Right of Way and No proof of Insurance.
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