Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 11-190

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 13, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Detective Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Traffic Fatality

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office investigates fatal hit and run motorcycle crash.
    • Sunday
    • June 12, 2011
    • Time: 12:41 PM
    • 78th Street and 50th Avenue
    • Tampa, FL


    James L. Beaupierre
    DOB 05/19/65
    5225 Matador Court, Apt 7
    Tampa, FL 33617


    1999 Kawasaki Ninja Motorcycle


    On June 12, 2011 at 12:41 a.m., James Beaupierre was operating a 1999 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle northbound on 78th Street when at 50th Avenue, an unknown type vehicle coming from an unknown direction entered Beaupierre's path of travel. Beaupierre struck the vehicle and the vehicle fled the scene. No witnesses have been located.

    Beaupierre who was not wearing a helmet and was pronounced dead at the scene. Next of Kin has been notified.

    Detectives are asking anyone who may have seen anything or may have additional information related to this fatal hit and run crash, please call HCSO at 813-247-8200 or call Crimestoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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