Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-136

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 7, 2014
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    Traffic Crash

    Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries in traffic crash.
    • Saturday
    • April 5, 2014
    • Time: 1:35 PM
    • U.S. Highway 41

    Vehicle:

    • 2012 Suzuki Motorcycle

    Driver:

    Angel Maldonado
    DOB: 4-5-66
    30036 S.W. 148O Place
    Homestead, FL

    Vehicle:

    • 2008 Ford Explorer

    Driver:

    Walter F. Wagner
    DOB: 3-17-28
    6367 Cocoa Lane
    Apollo Beach, FL

    Details:

    On April 5, 2014 at approximately 1:35 p.m. motorcyclist Maldonado was traveling southbound in the median lane of U.S. Highway 41 on his 2012 Suzuki Motorcycle at approximately 55 mph. Wagner was traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue in his 2008 Ford Explorer. He failed to stop at the stop sign at the intersection and drove into the path of the motorcyclist. The motorcyclist applied brakes, leaving 80 feet of skid marks and struck the Explorer in its driver rear side. Maldonado was pronounced at the scene. Maldonado was wearing his helmet.

    The investigation continues.
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