Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-347 (13-339)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 29, 2013
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    Update To Traffic Crash

    Woman died as a result of injuries sustained in traffic crash.
    • Tuesday
    • August 27, 2013
    • Time: 8:00 AM
    • Sheldon Road at Wood Lake Boulevard


    On August 28, 2013, Caridad Chamizo died as a result of injuries sustained in the traffic crash.  Chamizo was not wearing a seat belt.


    Caridad Chamizo
    9501 Pinewood St
    Tampa, Florida


    • 2001 Ford Explorer


    Luis Arroyo
    8107 Sheldon Shore Acres
    Tampa, Florida


    • 2001 Toyota Corolla

    Details (News Release 13-339):

    On August 27, 2013, at approximately 8:00 a.m., Caridad Chamizo was traveling south on Sheldon Road at Wood Lake Boulevard in her 2001 Ford Explorer when she was struck in the rear of her vehicle by a 2001 Toyota Corolla driven by Luis Arroyo.

    Chamizo was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries.

    Arroyo agreed to a voluntary blood draw, however alcohol is not believed to be a factor in this crash. No charges at this time pending further investigation.
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