Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-009

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

    Bicyclist dies in second traffic fatality on Monday.
    • Monday
    • January 6, 2014
    • Time: 8:30 PM
    • Gunn Highway at Jana Drive

    Vehicle:

    • 2002 Dodge Truck

    Driver: 

    Christopher Garrett Griffith
    DOB: 08/15/95
    5612 Tern Court
    Tampa

    Bicyclist: 

    Anthony Greene
    DOB: 05/21/97
    2222 East Emma Street
    Tampa

    Details:

    On January 6, 2014 at 8:30 p.m., Anthony Greene was riding his black bicycle southbound on Gunn Highway at Jana Drive. Christopher Griffith was driving his 2002 Dodge truck southbound on Gunn Hwy at approximately 45 MPH, observed the bicyclist and attempted to take evasive action. Griffith struck the bike with the front of the Dodge truck and ejected the rider. Greene was pronounced dead
    at the scene. The bicyclist was approximately 2 feet east of the west fog line of Gunn Hwy when he was struck; there is no bike lane or paved shoulder on Gunn Hwy in this area.

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