Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-398

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 1, 2013
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Traffic Fatality

    Driver hit pedestrian and fled the scene.
    • Monday
    • September 30, 2013
    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Sydney Dover Road


    White male, 25-28 years of age, light brown/blonde shoulder-length hair, mustache. Last seen wearing gold or yellow reflective glasses.

    Suspect Vehicle: 

    '82-'85 two-tone brown, Ford Ranger with tint. Fender will be coffee brown and the rest of the truck is light brown, unknown if standard or extended cab. Will have damage to front, right of vehicle. Vehicle will have a brown and red patch on the left side of the truck.


    Santiago Sanchez-Lopez (deceased)
    80-years-old (unknown DOB)
    2207 Sydney Dover Road
    Dover, FL


    On September 30, 2013 at approximately 2:30 p.m., Santiago Sanchez-Lopez was walking east across Sydney Dover Road when an unknown Ford Ranger, traveling southbound on Sydney Dover Road at approximately 50 MPH, struck Sanchez-Lopez in the center of the roadway. Sanchez-Lopez was pronounced deceased at the scene. The search continues for the suspect vehicle.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect 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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