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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-550

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 20, 2018
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    Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries in collision.
    • Wednesday
    • June 20, 2018
    • Time: 6:30 AM
    • CR 672 near Sweet Charlie Circle

    Vehicle: 2013 Suzuki motorcycle

    Driver: Brandon Wayne Fowler
    DOB: 7/09/90
    18345 CR 672
    Lithia, FL

    Vehicle: 2010 Peterbilt tractor

    Driver: Noriel Marcos Arteaga
    DOB: 8/11/72
    335 Reeves St.
    Lehigh Acres, FL

    Details:

    On June 20, 2018 at 6:30 a.m., a 2013 Suzuki motorcycle, operated by Brandon Wayne Fowler, was traveling westbound on County Road 672 at 45 MPH. A 2010 Peterbilt tractor, pulling a flatbed trailer, was making a left turn into a construction site across from 14350 CR 672. The tractor driver, Noriel Marcos Arteaga, failed to observe the oncoming motorcycle and the tractor was struck in the passenger side fuel tank. Fowler was wearing a helmet, but died at the scene.

    On June 20, 2018 at 6:30 a.m., a 2013 Suzuki motorcycle, operated by Brandon Wayne Fowler, was traveling westbound on County Road 672 at 45 MPH. A 2010 Peterbilt tractor, pulling a flatbed trailer, was making a left turn into a construction site across from 14350 CR 672. The tractor driver, Noriel Marcos Arteaga, failed to observe the oncoming motorcycle and the tractor was struck in the passenger side fuel tank. Fowler was wearing a helmet, but died at the scene.

     

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