Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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Release Number: 17-187
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- May 8, 2017
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Loose Zebra Involved In Crash
Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office aviation responded and was able to locate the Zebra which was corralled by deputies and employees of the owner.
- May 5, 2017
- Time: 1:58 PM
Zebra – Adult Female
Zebra /Exotic Animal Owner:
12611 Andrews Road
Vehicle – Ford F150 Pick Up
At approximately 1:58 pm a traffic crash occurred in the area of 672 involving an escaped Zebra. The driver of a Ford F150 pick up truck was traveling westbound on 672 just east of Amber Sweet Lane when an adult female Zebra which was walking along the south side of 672 ran into the driver's side of the truck. The impact broke the side mirror and shattered the mirror with some of the glass hitting the driver which received some small lacerations. The Zebra then fled into a field on 672. Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office aviation responded and was able to locate the Zebra which was corralled by deputies and employees of the owner. The driver of the pick up was transported to Brandon Hospital by a private vehicle to be checked. The Zebra was returned to the owner.