Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-311

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 13, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries following accident.
    • Sunday
    • August 12, 2012
    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • US 41 and Cockroach Bay Drive

    Vehicle:
     

    2010 Toyota Yaris

    Driver:
     

    Charles D. McDonough (Fatality)
    DOB: 6/10/30
    6211 Banyon Meadow Place
    Ruskin, Florida

    Vehicle:

    • 2004 Chevrolet Truck

    Driver:
     

    Jose Avila
    DOB: 5/13/74
    3304 Willow Road
    Wimauma, Florida

    Details:
     

    On August 12, 2012 at approximately 2:00 p.m., a Toyota Yaris driven by Charles McDonough was exiting the Circle K parking lot on the east side of US 41 at the intersection of Cockroach Bay Drive traveling west. A Chevrolet truck driven by Jose Avila was northbound in the inside lane of US 41. McDonough pulled into the path of Avila and was struck on the left side. McDonough was transported to Tampa General Hospital and expired. Avila was transported to South Bay Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
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