Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-306

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 6, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Bicyclist Hit And Run Fatality

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s assistance in locating anyone with any information reference the hit and run fatality.
    • Tuesday
    • August 6, 2013
    • Time: 7:50 AM
    • U.S. 92 Overpass Crossing Over The Off-Ramp For Interstate 4 Eastbound

    Victim:

    • Black Hispanic Male, 29 years of age
    • Wearing: dark cargo pants, dark brown shirt and carrying a black backpack

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s assistance in locating anyone with any information reference the hit and run fatality that occurred on August 6, 2013 at 7:50 a.m. at U.S. 92 overpass crossing over the off ramp for Interstate 4 eastbound.

    The victim was riding his bicycle eastbound on the right shoulder of U.S. 92 overpass crossing over the off ramp for Interstate 4 eastbound. The victim was struck by an unknown vehicle which was also traveling east on the overpass. The suspect vehicle struck the victim and the victim was ejected from the bicycle, over the guardrail to the south, and came to rest in the retention area below (approximately 80 feet below the overpass). The suspect vehicle did not stop.

    Two witnesses, who were traveling east on the off-ramp saw the victim’s backpack and body fall from above, but did not see the suspect vehicle.

    Anyone with any information reference the traffic fatality is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200.

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