Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-496

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 28, 2015
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries in traffic crash.
    • Saturday
    • September 26, 2015
    • Time: 5:20 PM
    • Jaudon Ranch Road from Wheeler Road

    Driver:

    Joseph H. King (deceased)
    DOB: 05/26/67
    13008 Jaudon Ranch Rd
    Dover, FL

    Passenger:

    Christopher H. King
    DOB: 12/26/94

    Details:

    On September 26, 2015 at 5:20 p.m., Joseph H. King was driving a homemade four wheel drive off-road vehicle north on Jaudon Ranch Road from Wheeler Road at approximately 20 MPH. The vehicle began to swerve and rolled onto the driver's side, pinning Joseph King between the pavement and the roll bar. Christopher H. King, 12/26/94, (son) was in the passenger seat. Neither were wearing seat belts. Both were transported to Brandon Hospital, where Joseph expired.


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