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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-250

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 12, 2015
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver expired from his injuries sustained in a traffic crash last week.
    • Thursday
    • May 7, 2015
    • Time: 3:40 PM
    • 50th Street Approaching Austin Street

    Vehicle:

    • 2012 Dodge Truck

    Driver:

    Daniel Wilcox (Fatality)
    DOB: 11/24/1968
    10817 Australian Pine Drive
    Riverview

    Vehicle:

    • 2007 Ford F250 Truck

    Driver:

    James Sharp
    DOB: 8/30/1957
    9801 Sunnyoak Drive
    Riverview

    Details:

    On 5/7/2015 at 3:40 pm, Daniel Wilcox was driving a 2012 Dodge truck southbound on 50th Street approaching Austin Street at approximately 60 MPH in the middle through lane. James Sharp was driving a 2007 Ford F250 truck was pulling a boat on a 30-foot trailer north on 50th Street. He attempted to make a left turn to travel west on Austin Street, and pulled into the path of Wilcox, who struck the boat trailer with his vehicle in the middle lane of 50th Street. Wilcox was transported to an area hospital with injuries, and he expired on 5/11/2015. Alcohol did not contribute to this crash.

    Charges are pending. The investigation continues.
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