Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-068

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • February 11, 2013
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    Traffic Fatality

    Man dies in single vehicle traffic crash.
    • Friday
    • February 8, 2013
    • Time: 8:50 PM
    • Gibsonton Drive


    Benny Ray Looney (Fatality)
    DOB: 10/3/1946
    10614 Missouri Avenue
    Gibsonton, Florida


    • 2005 Chevrolet Monte Carlo


    On February 8, 2013 at approximately 8:50 p.m., Benny Ray Looney was driving a 2005 Chevrolet Monte-Carlo westbound on Gibsonton Drive. Just before Mathog Road, Looney's vehicle left the road way and sideswiped two utility poles and vaulted across a wide ditch. When the vehicle stopped, it came to rest against the residence at 9622 Hagadorn Road. The home was not damaged and no one else was injured.

    Looney was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he expired several hours after he arrived. He was not wearing a seatbelt. The investigation is continuing.
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