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Release Number: 09-134

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

May 10, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060












Pedestrian -  Thomas Allen Jones,  DOB 1-6-71  (fatality)

               129 West 131 Street, Tampa


Driver -  Bobby Lee Torres,  DOB 12-8-70

          13803 Candidate Place



          Vehicle - 2004 Ford Excursion



Traffic fatality


May 9, 2009 at 9:55 p.m.


Fletcher Avenue west of Florida Avenue









On May 9, 2009 a pedestrian was struck and killed on Fletcher Avenue west of Florida Avenue.  The crash occurred when the pedestrian attempted to cross Fletcher Avenue south bound and walked into the path of the east bound Ford. 


The pedestrian died as a result of his injuries.


The investigation continues.