Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-282

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 23, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Traffic Fatality

    The motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries.
    • Monday
    • August 22, 2011
    • Time: 10:18 PM
    • Temple Terrace Highway and Central Park Drive
    • Tampa, FL

    Vehicle:

    • 2007 Honda Motorcycle

    Operator:

    Karim Mitwalli (deceased)
    DOB: 5-30-90
    7619 Terrace River Drive
    Temple Terrace, FL

    Vehicle:

    2009 Honda Pilot

    Driver:

    Torrence Knighton
    DOB: 6-10-78
    1505 Windermere Way
    Tampa, FL  

    Details:

    On August 22, 2011 at approximately 10:18 p.m. the 2007 Honda motorcycle was east bound on Temple Terrace Highway at a high rate of speed. The 2009 Honda Pilot was exiting the Central Park Apartments, attempting to turn east onto Temple Terrace Highway. The Honda Pilot turned into the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the left side of the Pilot and the operator died at the scene as a result of his injuries. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet. The driver of the Pilot was not injured.
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