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Release Number: 16-517
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- December 5, 2016
- Contact Person:
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Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries.
- December 2, 2016
- Time: 4:31 PM
- Tom Folsom Road and Reylinda Avenue
Vehicle: 2008 Mitsubishi Endeavor SUV
Driver: Amy Crawford
10005 Rowland Pl.
Vehicle: 2011 Kawasaki ZX14 motorcycle
Driver: Emilio Almodovar II (deceased)
1301 Alfred St.
On December 2, 2016 at approximately 4:31 p.m., a traffic crash occurred at the intersection of Tom Folsom Road and Reylinda Avenue.
Amy Crawford was operating a 2008 Mitsubishi Endeavor SUV southbound on Tom Folsom Rd. and was slowing down to make a left turn onto Reylinda Ave. Emilio Almodovar II was operating a 2011 Kawasaki ZX14 motorcycle southbound on Tom Folsom Rd. in the northbound lane, to pass the Mitsubishi. The Kawasaki struck the front driver's side of the Mitsubishi, ejecting Almodovar. Both rider and motorcycle slid into the grass area off the southeast corner of the intersection. Almodovar was transported to Florida Hospital on Fletcher Ave. where he died of his injuries upon arrival. Alcohol is not suspected.