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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-290

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 9, 2015
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    Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist suffered fatal injuries.
    • Monday
    • June 8, 2015
    • Time: 5:54 PM
    • Harney Road and Davis Road

    Vehicle #1:

    • 2004 Green Mazda Tribute


    Michael C. Goff (no injuries)
    DOB: 11/24/62
    11805 Sophia Dr.
    Temple Terrace, FL 33637

    Vehicle #2:

    • 2013 Orange Honda CBR Motorcycle

    Driver #2:

    Francis Penon (deceased)
    DOB: 11/03/1965
    2907 Angela Ct. Apt. #2807
    Tampa, FL 33610

    Vehicle #3:

    • 2013 White Ford E250 Econoline Van

    Driver #3:

    Phillip Prevatte (no injuries)
    DOB: 10/11/66
    1601 Mulberry Dr.
    Tampa, FL 33604


    On June 8, 2015 at 5:54 p.m., Mr. Goff was eastbound on Harney Road and was preparing to turn left to go north on Davis Road. Mr. Penon was traveling westbound on Harney Road and Mr. Prevatte was stopped at the stop sign on Davis Road, facing south. Mr. Goff did not see the motorcycle and turned into the left side of the motorcycle. Mr. Penon was thrown over the hood of the van to the northwest corner of the intersection. Mr. Penon was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The other drivers were not injured.
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