Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-133

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 16, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries.
    • Sunday
    • April 15, 2012
    • Time: 2:20 AM
    • Van Dyke Road
    • Tampa, Florida


    Michael Joseph Poarch (deceased)
    DOB: 08/10/1975
    Address unavailable


    On April 15, 2012 at 2:20 am, a 2001 Dodge pick up truck driven by Michael J. Poarch was westbound on Van Dyke Rd approaching a sharp right curve just east of Dale Mabry Hwy.

    As Poarch approached the curve, his truck left the roadway and struck a tree. Michael Poarch was unrestrained and died at the scene.

    Next of kin has been notified. The investigation continues.
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