Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-275

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 15, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver died at the scene as a result of his injuries.
    • Monday
    • August 15, 2011
    • Time: 2:15 AM
    • Ft. King Boulevard
    • Tampa, FL

    Driver:

    Elmer Hughie Monroe, III
    DOB 6-16-62
    11609 East Old Hillsborough Avenue
    Seffner, FL

    Vehicle: 1986 Nissan Pickup

    Details:

    The traffic fatality occurred west bound on Ft. King Boulevard when the driver of the 1986 Nissan Pickup truck failed to negotiate the curve to the left causing the vehicle to exit the roadway and strike an oak tree and a large magnolia tree. The driver died at the scene. Monroe was currently under house arrest with an ankle monitor for previous Driving Under the Influence charges. Alcohol is suspected in the crash.
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