Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 16-521

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 6, 2016
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver expired at the hospital after crashing into a median.
    • Monday
    • December 5, 2016
    • Time: 8:40 PM
    • Providence Ridge Road

    Vehicle: 2011 Honda Scooter

    Joseph Michael Schwab
    DOB: 2/24/1949
    10119 Lakewood Ranch Drive
    Riverview, FL


    On December 5, 2016 at 8:40 pm, Schwab was driving his 2011 Honda scooter westbound on Providence Ridge Road approaching Providence Road when he struck the centers median, subsequently laying his scooter down and striking his head on the pavement. He was wearing a helmet and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to Brandon Hospital and then to Tampa General where he expired on December 6, 2016.

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