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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-130

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 27, 2017
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffered fatal injuries in single vehicle traffic crash.
    • Saturday
    • March 25, 2017
    • Time: 5:25 PM
    • County Road 39

    Vehicle:

    1998 Ford Expedition

    Driver:

    James Hicks
    Age: 52
    1104 Jameson Road
    Lithia

    Details:

    Hillsborough County, FL - On March 25, 2017 at approximately 5:15 p.m., James Russell Hicks, was driving his Ford Expedition, southbound on County Road 39 just north of Thompson Road at approximately 70 MPH when he lost control of the vehicle, left the pavement and struck a TECO pole. Mr. Hicks was pronounced deceased at the scene. Next of kin has been notified.

    The investigation continues.


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