Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-109

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 20, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Pedestrian Dies From Injuries In Crash

    A pedestrian is the third fatality from weekend traffic accidents.
    • Sunday
    • March 18, 2012
    • Time: 8:46 PM
    • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and 579

    Pedestrian:

    Debbie Newton (Fatality)
    DOB: 4-5-60
    Address: At large

    Vehicle:

    • 1996 Saturn

    Driver:

    Christopher Bradbury
    DOB: 1-25-85
    6009 Black Dairy Road
    Seffner, FL

    Details:

    The pedestrian Debbie Newton was walking across 579 North of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to the Walmart. The driver of a 1996 Saturn was traveling south on 579. Newton walked into the path of the Saturn and was struck. Newton sustained life threatening injuries and was transported to Tampa General Hospital in critical condition.

    March 19, 2012, Newton died at the hospital as a result of her injuries sustained in the crash.
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