Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-214

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 5, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Pedestrian Killed By Hit & Run Driver

    Driver with suspended license flees the scene of accident.
    • Monday
    • July 5, 2010
    • Time: 4:37 AM
    • 4232 78th Street
    • Tampa, FL
    Victim:
    Vinez Delemos,DOB 03-06-79 (fatal)
    2807 East 15th Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    Driver:
    Luis Angel Castro, DOB 01-08-92
    7920 Tidewater Trail
    Tampa, FL

    Charges:
    Leaving the scene of a crash with death
    Driving with license canceled, revoked or suspended

    This morning at approximately 4:37 a.m., deputies responded to the area of 4232 78th Street, just north of Camden Fields Parkway in reference to a hit and run fatality. According to the victim's boyfriend, they were walking on 78th Street when the victim sat down in the roadway where she was struck by a van that then fled the scene.

    The victim died as a result of her injuries.

    The driver of the van was later located and arrested.

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