Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-242

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 5, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries.
    • Wednesday
    • July 4, 2012
    • Time: 9:17 PM
    • North Boulevard and Patriot Place
    • Tampa, Florida

    Vehicle #1:

    • 2012 Taotao Scooter

    Driver:
     

    Poblito Pickering
    DOB: 4-29-91
    13532 Capital Drive
    Tampa, FL

    Passenger:
     

    Shannon Haughton
    DOB: 12-13-93
    14816 Iris Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle #2: 

    • 2000 Harley Davidson

    Driver:

     

    Thomas Michael Hamilton (Fatality)
    DOB:  9-13-52
    14505 Juliette Place
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle #3:

    • Next Power X Bicycle

    Driver:
     

    Randall Veiten
    DOB:  9-8-65
    Leisure Drive, FL

    Details:

    On July 4, 2012 at approximately 9:17 p.m. a crash occurred on North Boulevard and Patriot Place involving a motorcycle, a scooter and a bicycle. The crash occurred when the bicyclist was crossing Capital Drive as the scooter was turning left onto Patriot Place from southbound North Boulevard. The scooter stopped or slowed in the northbound lane when he saw the bicyclist in his path. A northbound Harley Davidson motorcycle then struck the scooter which then struck the bicyclist. The motorcyclist (Thomas Hamilton) died at the scene. The operator and passenger on the scooter were taken to St. Joseph’s Hospital and the bicyclist refused treatment.

    The investigation continues.
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