Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-297

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

    A bicyclist sustained critical injuries.

    • Thursday
    • August 7, 2014
    • Time: 6:24 AM
    • Apollo Beach Boulevard east of Dickman Road

    Vehicle:

    • 2002 Toyota Avalon

    Driver:

    Giacinto G. Di Grazia (not injured)
    DOB: 09/16/1962
    1336 Jumana Loop
    Apollo Beach, FL

    Bicyclist:

    Arthur J. Horn (critical condition)
    DOB: 09/28/1942
    1008 Apollo Beach Blvd. #201
    Apollo Beach, FL

    Details:

    On August 7, 2014 at approximately 6:24 a.m., Arthur Horn was operating his bicycle eastbound on Apollo Beach Blvd. next to the right shoulder. Giacinto Di Grazia was eastbound on Apollo Beach Blvd. in the right lane. Di Grazia struck Horn with the front of his vehicle, throwing Horn from his bicycle at Apollo Beach Blvd. east of Dickman Rd. Horn was taken to Tampa General Hospital where he remains in critical condition. The investigation continues into this crash.
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