Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-387

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 16, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries.
    • Wednesday
    • November 16, 2011
    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Lithia Pinecrest Road just south of Bloomingdale Avenue

    Vehicle:

    • 2008 Dodge Pickup Truck

    Driver:

    Kenneth Hawkins
    DOB: 10-22-62
    3507 Hollow Creek Place
    Brandon, FL

    Vehicle:

    • 2005 Lexus SUV

    Driver:
     

    Robert Chapman
    DOB: 7-1-37 (fatality)
    4508 Country Gate Court
    Valrico, FL

    Details:

    On November 16, 2011 a traffic crash occurred on Lithia Pinecrest Road approximately 300 feet south of Bloomingdale avenue at the entrance of Lithia Crossing Mall. The crash occurred at 11:00 a.m. and resulted in the death of one person, Robert Chapman. A 2008 Dodge pickup truck was exiting the mall and attempting to turn north on Lithia Pinecrest Road. A 2005 Lexus SUV was southbound on Lithia Pinecrest Road. The Dodge struck the passenger side of the SUV causing the SUV to overturn. The driver was ejected and transported to Brandon Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The case remains under investigation.
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