Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-513 (15-510)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • October 7, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
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    Hit & Run Traffic Fatality Update

    Deputies arrest suspect.
    • Monday
    • October 5, 2015
    • Time: 10:10 PM
    • Orient Road just south of Waycross Avenue

    UPDATE:

    On October 7, 2015, Gregory Allen Moore was arrested and charged with Leaving the Scene of a Crash involving Death. He admitted, post Miranda, to being the driver of the vehicle at the time of the incident.

    Driver:


    Gregory Allen Moore
    DOB: 03/29/1962
    3815 Whittier Street
    Tampa, FL

    Charge:

    • Leaving the Scene of a Crash involving Death

    Pedestrian:

    Nicholas Carson Southerland (Deceased)
    DOB: 12/9/1947
    8215 Stoner Road
    Riverview, FL

    Details:

    On October 5, 2015 at approximately 10:10 p.m., Nicholas Carson Southerland was walking eastbound across Orient Road just south of Waycross Avenue. An unknown vehicle, possibly a newer white pickup truck, struck Southerland while he was in the roadway, and he suffered fatal injuries as a result of the impact. The striking vehicle left the scene northbound on Orient Road undetected. The suspect vehicle will have damage to a bug guard which is located at the leading edge of the hood; a 2-foot piece of the guard was left at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.
     

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