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Release Number: 09-054

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

February 26, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060










Vehicle:  1994 Hyundai

Driver:  Amaury J. Diaz,  DOB  5-11-84

738    - 50th Street, B.  Tampa


Passenger:  Comanece D. Lewis,  DOB 6-3-75

                    11402 Fillmore Avenue, Seffner



Traffic crash with injuries


February 26, 2009 at 2:25 a.m.


Lakewood Drive north of Brandon Main Street





The 1994 Hyundai was northbound on Lakewood Drive.  The driver lost control and exited the roadway, struck a tree and light pole.  The passenger was ejected and suffered serious injuries.  She was flown to Tampa General Hospital and is in critical condition.  Alcohol is believed to be a factor.


The investigation continues.