Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-265

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 8, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Hit & Run Traffic Crash

    Deputies are searching for the driver who hit a Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office Corporal.
    • Sunday
    • July 7, 2013
    • Time: 2:10 AM
    • Southbound I-75

    Suspect:

    • Unknown

    Vehicle:

    • Unknown

    Victim: 

    Cpl. Harrison Bashner
    40 years of age
    15-year HCSO veteran

    Vehicle:

    • 2012 Chevrolet Impala

    Details:

    On July 7, 2013 at approximately 2:10 a.m., Cpl. Harrison Bashner was traveling southbound on I-75 in the center, left lane. Cpl. Bashner noticed headlights approaching him at a high rate of speed and before he was able to switch lanes, the vehicle struck the rear of his vehicle. Cpl. Bashner spun out of control and came to rest on the west shoulder facing north. The unknown vehicle fled south on I-75. Cpl. Bashner was transported to Florida Hospital for minor injuries and was released.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect or suspect vehicle is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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