Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-006

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • January 3, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries.
    • Wednesday
    • January 2, 2013
    • Time: 9:25 PM
    • Natures Way Boulevard and Golf Meadow Boulevard


    • 2000 Pontiac Grand Am


    Zachary McCarthy
    DOB: 4-2-96
    4416 Preston Woods Dr.
    Bloomingdale High School student


    Michaela Faessler
    DOB: 9-26-97
    3918 Applegate Circle


    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a traffic fatality that occurred on January 2, 2013 at approximately 9:25 p.m. in the area of Natures Way Blvd. and Golf Meadow Blvd.

    The 2000 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Zachary McCarthy was traveling westbound near the above listed intersection. The driver lost control for an unknown reason causing the vehicle to spin out. The vehicle struck a tree with the driver’s door after leaving the roadway.

    The driver, Zachary McCarthy was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he expired. The passenger was not injured.

    The investigation continues.
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