Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 11-301

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 7, 2011
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Traffic Crash With Injuries

    Deputy involved in early morning accident.
    • Wednesday
    • September 7, 2011
    • Time: 6:17 AM
    • Citrus Crest Circle and Tamarind Avenue
    • Tampa, FL

    Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Deputy:

    Deputy Malachi McCoy, 32
    11 year veteran
    Assigned to District Three Patrol


    1999 Lexus 4 dr


    This morning at approximately 6:17 a.m. Malachi McCoy was traveling south bound on Gunn Highway at Tamarind Avenue when he hit a large puddle of water, lost control and left the roadway hitting a tree on the west side of the road. McCoy was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.

    McCoy is currently assigned to administrative duties and was in his personal vehicle.
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