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David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-308 (13-306)

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

    Bicyclist Hit And Run Fatality

    Deputies are asking for the public's assistance in locating anyone with information reference the hit and run fatality.
    • Tuesday
    • August 6, 2013
    • Time: 7:50 AM
    • U.S. 92 Overpass At Interstate 4 Eastbound

    Update:

    • Victim identified and next of kin notified.

    Victim:

    Michael Duriel Lee
    DOB: 11-24-83
    4113 E. Linebaugh Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    It is believed that the victim was on his way to work at Central Power System, Incorporated located at 4751 Oakfair Boulevard in Tampa.
     

    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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