Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 17-199

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 12, 2017
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    Traffic Fatality

    Pedestrian suffered fatal injuries.
    • Friday
    • May 12, 2017
    • Time: 5:48 AM
    • West Waters Avenue and Woodland Corp. Boulevard

    Pedestrian/Fatality

    Ivan Martinez
    DOB: 6-14-86
    4733 West Waters Avenue
    Tampa

    Vehicle: 2005 Nissan Altima

    Driver:
    Mario Raul Falcon Ramos
    DOB: 3-20-68
    3617 North 53 Street
    Tampa

    Details:

    On May 12, 2017 at 5:48 am,   pedestrian, Ivan Martinez, attempted to cross West Waters Avenue at the Intersection of Woodland Corp. Blvd.  A  gold,2005, Nissan Altima driven by Mario Raul Falcon Ramos, was traveling westbound on West Waters Avenue in the left lane (3 through lanes) facing a green light.  The pedestrian walked from the north shoulder south directly into the path of the vehicle.  Mr. Falcon Ramos attempted to avoid the crash by applying the brakes.  He was unable to stop and struck the pedestrian with the front end. The vehicle and pedestrian came to rest approximately 170 feet west of the scene.
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