Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-509

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 5, 2015
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    Hit & Run Traffic Fatality

    Woman was driving a stolen car.
    • Friday
    • October 2, 2015
    • Time: 3:50 PM
    • Sheldon Road at Wood Lake Boulevard

    Vehicle #2:

    • 2015 Cadillac SRX

    Driver Arrested:


    Jennifer Race
    DOB: 9-29-87
    8823 Patterson Road
    Tampa

    Charges:

    • Leaving the scene of a crash involving a death
    • DWLS Habitual traffic offender

    Vehicle 1:

    • 2006 Mercury Mystic

    Driver:

    Lawrence Lockhart Jr. (Fatal  Injuries)
    DOB: 05/30/1932
    9705 Weeping Cherry Ct.
    Tampa

    Details:

    On October 2, 2015 at approximately 1550 hours Lawrence Lockhart Jr, was crossing Sheldon Road at Wood Lake Boulevard. He was struck in the drivers side by the front of a southbound 2015 Cadillac. Mr. Lockhart was taken to St. Josph's hospital where he died from the injuries sustained in the crash.

    The driver of the stolen Cadillac SRX walked to the Radiant Convenience store where she obtained a ride from the scene. Deputies developed information that identified the driver of the stolen Cadillac to be Jennifer Race. Race made arrangements with an attorney to turn herself in at the Orient Road Jail on Sunday, October 4.
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