Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-197

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 11, 2010
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813-247-8059

    Scooter Operator Looses Control And Dies

    Victim dies after she loses control of her scooter and strikes her head.
    • Wednesday
    • June 9, 2010
    • Time: 9:48 AM
    • Bloomingdale Avenue & John Moore Road
    • Brandon, FL
    Scooter Operator:
    Michelle Whitworth, DOB 02-04-73
    9922 Prevatt Street
    Gibsonton, FL

    On June 9, 2010 at 9:48 a.m., a traffic crash occurred at Bloomingdale Avenue and John Moore Road. Whitworth was operating a scooter along the roadway when she lost control and hit the curb. Whitworth was ejected and struck her head. She was transported to Tampa General Hospital where she died on June 11, 2010.
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