Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 10-316

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

    Driver Turns In Front Of Motorcyclist Causing His Death

    Driver fails to yield right-of-way to motorcycle and strikes him causing his death.
    • Saturday
    • October 23, 2010
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Valrico Rd & Sydney Rd
    • Valrico, FL

    DRIVER: 2010 Harley Davidson

    Jordan, Henry Eugene—Deceased
    DOB: 06/04/1973
    1017 Lakeshore Ranch Dr.
    Seffner, FL 33584

    DRIVER: 2002 Toyota Tundra Pick Up Truck

    Persaud, Ryan Anthony—Uninjured
    DOB: 07/14/1983
    3409 Highwood Rd
    Valrico, FL 33594


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a traffic crash involving a motorcycle and a vehicle. Once on scene, deputies and medical personnel found the driver of the motorcycle deceased and the driver 2002 Toyota uninjured.

    HCSO Traffic Homicide Investigators were called to the scene and have determined from evidence and interviews the following preliminary information; Ryan Persaud was driving a 2002 Toyota Tundra southbound on Valrico Rd. while Henry Jordan was northbound on a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle.

    Ryan Persaud turned left into a Citgo Store parking lot at Sydney Road violating Henry Jordan's right of way. Jordan struck the front of the Toyota and died at the scene. Jordan was wearing a helmet and eye protection.

    Traffic Homicide Detectives have not filed any charges pending further investigation.

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