Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 14-237

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 20, 2014
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries in single vehicle accident.
    • Friday
    • June 20, 2014
    • Time: 9:40 AM
    • US 41 & Bullfrog Creek

    Vehicle:

    • 2005 Ford F150 Pickup

    Driver:

    Kent Allen Smith
    DOB: 06/27/1946
    1485 Apollo Beach Blvd.
    Apollo Beach, FL

    Details:

    On June 20, 2014 at approximately 9:40 a.m. Kent Smith was traveling northbound on US 41 and for an unknown reason drove off of the right side of the road. He struck a guardrail on the south side of Bullfrog Creek and was re-directed across the road where he struck a concrete guardrail on the bridge. He then rebounded off of the guardrail and came to rest. Deputies responded and determined that he did not have a pulse and commenced CPR. Mr. Smith was transported to South Bay Hospital where he expired. This case remains under investigation to determine the causes of the crash.
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