Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-221

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 11, 2014
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    Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries.
    • Tuesday
    • June 10, 2014
    • Time: 6:31 PM
    • Patterson Drive, north of Glass Lake Drive

    Vehicle:

    • 2006 Harley Davidson

    Driver:

    John Ellsworth Bishop
    DOB: 06/21/1948
    3188 Glennridge Ct.
    Palm harbor, FL
    (Fatal Injuries - No Helmet)

    Details:

    On June 10, 2014 at 6:31 p.m., Bishop was traveling southbound on Patterson Road and failed to negotiate a left hand curve in the road, north of Glass Lake Drive. He entered the shoulder and his motorcycle slid out then overturned, ejecting him from the motorcycle. He died at the scene from injuries sustained in the crash.
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