Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 13-409

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 8, 2013
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    Hit And Run Traffic Fatality

    The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries.
    • Monday
    • October 7, 2013
    • Time: 7:43 PM
    • Waters Avenue at Oak Trace Way
    • Tampa

    Pedestrian: 

    Patricia Silva Plaud (Fatality)
    DOB: 1/03/1960
    8120 Oak Trace Way
    Tampa

    Vehicle:

    • 2001 Ford F150 Truck

    Driver:


    Delvys Villafuerte Castellon
    DOB: 2/26/1977
    7922 Singing Court Place
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Leaving the Scene of a Crash Involving Death

    Details:

    On October 7, 2013, at approximately 7:43 p.m., Patricia Plaud was attempting to cross Waters Avenue northbound from Oak Trace Way. The suspect was operating his Ford F-150 eastbound on Waters Avenue and did not see the pedestrian in time. The driver struck the pedestrian while swerving and continued eastbound without stopping. The pedestrian was pronounced deceased at approximately 7:58 p.m.

    At approximately 8:45 p.m., Delvys Villafuerte Castellon returned to the scene and admitted to the offense. He was arrested for Leaving the scene of a crash involving death and was booked into the Hillsborough County Jail.

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