Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 13-114

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 19, 2013
    • Contact Person:
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    Serious Traffic Crash

    Two people transported to area hospitals.
    • Tuesday
    • March 19, 2013
    • Time: 10:15 AM
    • St. Cloud Avenue & Lumsden Road
    • Valrico, Florida

    Vehicle 1:

    • 1998 Pontiac Sunfire Convertible


    Kathryn A. Means 
    DOB: 07-14-37
    122 Oakhill Ridge Road
    Valrico, Florida
    Seat belts were in use, incapacitating Injuries

    Vehicle 2:

    • 2001 Mitsubishi Eclipse Convertible


    Kelly Thomas Fort
    DOB: 05-01-1991
    828 Rocky Mountain Court
    Valrico, Florida
    Seat belts in use, life threatening injuries.


    On Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at approximately 10:15 a.m., a serious traffic crash occurred at St. Cloud Avenue and Lumsden Road in Valrico, Florida. This crash occurred as a result of a 1998 Pontiac traveling southbound on St. Cloud Avenue failed to stop for the stop sign and struck a 2001 Mitsubishi in the passenger side.

    The driver of the Mitsubishi was transported to Tampa General Hospital by helicopter where he remains in critical condition. The driver of the Pontiac was transported to South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City in stable condition. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor.

    No charges at this time pending further investigation.
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