Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-450

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 14, 2013
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    Traffic Fatality

    Man suffered fatal injuries in single vehicle accident.
    • Wednesday
    • November 6, 2013
    • Time: 3:28 PM
    • Morris Bridge Road


    • 1997 Dodge Van


    Jose Antonio Santa (Fatality)
    DOB: 3/17/1942
    4608 Tail Feather Court
    Land O’Lakes


    On November 6, 2013 at 3:28 p.m., Jose Antonio Santa was operating a 1997 Dodge van south on Morris Bridge Road. As he entered Hillsborough County, Santa drove off of the roadway into the ditch on the west side of Morris Bridge Road. He then drove back across the roadway and entered the ditch on the east side, striking a TECO pole. The van then overturned onto its left side. Santa suffered life threatening injuries and was transported to TGH via Medivac. Next of kin was notified. The Traffic Homicide Section responded and conducted a preliminary investigation. On November 13, 2013 Mr. Santa died from injuries sustained in this crash.
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