Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-337

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 26, 2013
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    Deputy Involved Traffic Crash

    Both drivers were transported to area hospitals with non-life threatening injuries.

    • Saturday
    • August 24, 2013
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • 56th Street and Fowler Avenue

    Deputy Involved:

    Deputy John Clark, 49
    Assigned to District One
    20 year veteran


    • Ford Crown Vic


    Taretha S. Wilson
    DOB: 2-15-46
    1668 Nomand Street
    Cocoa Florida


    • Chevrolet S-10


    The Chevrolet S-10 driven by Taretha Wilson was traveling south bound on 56th Street and was turning left into the parking lot of Golden Corral restaurant. Wilson turned into the path of Deputy John Clark who was traveling northbound on 56th street. Deputy Clark struck the passenger side of the S-10 causing it to flip onto its roof. The driver was extricated from the vehicle by Hillsborough County Fire and transported to Tampa General Hospital with non life threatening injuries. Deputy Clark was transported to Florida
    Hospital to be medically cleared.
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