Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 12-044

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 6, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Larry McKinnon : lmckinno@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8094

    Traffic Fatality

    Passenger suffers fatal injuries.
    • Saturday
    • February 4, 2012
    • Time: 6:27 PM
    • West Lake Drive and Ruth Morris Road

    Vehicle #1:

    • 2002 Chevy Trailblazer

    Driver #1:

    Miguel Angel Utrera-Espinoza
    DOB: 02/23/1991
    203 Park Spring Circle, Apt #7
    Plant City, FL 33566
    • Charges:  No Valid Florida Driver's License, DUI Charges pending toxicology results

    Vehicle #2:

    • 1995 Chevy Camaro

    Driver #2:

    Nadia Null
    DOB: 3/05/1977
    5407 Bishop Road
    Wimauma, FL
    • Charges:  No Valid Florida Driver's License, Two Outstanding Warrants, Additional Charges pending toxicology results

    Passengers Vehicle #2:

    Ruben G. Rivera (Deceased)
    DOB: 10/27/1965
    5407 Bishop Road
    Wimauma, FL

    Rico Rivera
    5407 Bishop Road
    Wimauma, FL

    Nicolas Naughton
    4321 Charring Cross Road
    Sarasota, FL


    On February 4, 2012 at 6:27 p.m. a Chevy Camaro was traveling north on West Lake Drive and a Chevy Trailblazer was traveling south. The Chevy Trailblazer crossed the center line struck the front of the Chevy Camaro in a head on collision. Ruben Rivera a passenger in the Chevy Camaro was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he died from his injuries.

    Miguel Angel Utrera-Espinoza was charged with no Florida driver’s license. Additional charges are pending toxicology results.

    Nadia Null had no valid driver’s license and two outstanding warrants. Additional charges are pending toxicology results. She is at Tampa General Hospital in stable condition.
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