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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-130

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 1, 2016
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    Traffic Fatality

    The driver and his passenger died in a traffic crash.
    • Friday
    • April 1, 2016
    • Time: 9:30 PM
    • Bell Shoals Road

    Vehicle 1:  

    • 2001 Chevrolet Impala


    Kurtis L. Jackson (Fatality)
    DOB: 6/28/1990
    221 Lake Brook Cir, #102
    Brandon, FL

    Adriana Alarco (Fatality)
    DOB: 5/22/1987
    107 Sycamore Lane
    Tampa FL

    Vehicle 2:  

    • 2013 Nissan Rogue


    Jamie Gold
    DOB 6/8/1980
    1903 Crown Park Drive
    Valrico, FL


    On March 31, 2016 at 9:30 pm, Kurtis Jackson was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Impala southbound on Bell Shoals Road when he passed a slower southbound vehicle and quickly swerved back into the southbound lane to avoid a northbound motorcycle. Jackson lost control of his vehicle and over corrected causing him to swerve back into the northbound lane and strike a northbound 2013 Nissan Rogue driven by Jamie Gold. Upon impact, both vehicles overtuned.

    Kurtis Jackson and passenger Adriana Alarco died at the scene, Jamie Gold was transported to St. Joseph's Main with non-life threatening injuries.  All individuals are believed to be wearing seat belts.

    Detectives are attempting to determine if speed and alcohol may have been played a role in Kurtis Jackson's actions. Next of kin have been notified.

    The investigation continues.

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