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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-609

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 19, 2018
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver suffers fatal injuries in crash.
    • Wednesday
    • July 18, 2018
    • Time: 10:50 PM
    • Old Hopewell Road / Highway 60
    • Hillsborough County

    Vehicle: 2007 Audi

    Driver: Gabriel Wyatt (deceased)
    DOB: 09/20/1996
    1969 Crystal Grove Drive
    Lakeland, FL
    Passenger: Morgan Williams (critical injuries)
    DOB: 08/23/1997
    6 Pine Bluff Street
    Piedmont, SC


    On July 18, 2018 at approximately 10:50 p.m., Gabriel Wyatt was driving his 2007 Audi northbound on Old Hopewell Road approaching Highway 60. Wyatt failed to negotiate a left curve in the roadway, traveling onto the east shoulder of the road striking a tree with the front of the vehicle. The vehicle came to rest of its driver’s side. Wyatt was pronounced deceased at the scene. His passenger, Morgan Williams, was airlifted to Tampa General Hospital where she remains in critical condition.
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