Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-400

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 1, 2013
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    Traffic Fatality

    The suspect was arrested in the hit and run traffic fatality.
    • Monday
    • September 30, 2013
    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Sydney Dover Road

    Arrested: 

    Ryan Scott Pottinger
    DOB: 05/02/1983
    701 Keysville Road E.
    Plant City

    Charges:

    • Leaving the scene of a crash involving death
    • Driving while license suspended (DWLS) with death
    • DWLS - Habitual Traffic Offender

    Details:

    On October 1, 2013 at 12:45 p.m., Ryan Scott Pottinger was arrested for the hit and run death of Santiago Sanchez-Lopez. Numerous tips were received identifying the vehicle and the owner of the suspect vehicle. Pottinger was arrested at his residence.

    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.
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