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Release Number: 09-291

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

October 30, 2009

Debbie Carter:

(813) 247-8060




Driver: Michael Lee Waters, Jr. ,dob: 09-15-73 (fatal)

            9606 Bryant Rd, Lithia

Vehicle: Motorcycle


Driver: Richard Hall, dob: 06-25-45

            6306 SR 39, Lithia

Vehicle: 1995 Nissan


Traffic crash with fatality


Friday,  October 29, 2009 at 7:30 p.m.


Hwy 39 Lithia, Fl





The motorcyclist was north bound on Hwy 39 when the driver of the 1995 Nissan was south bound and turned left into a driveway in front of the motorcyclist.  The motorcyclist struck the Nissan causing serious injury to the motorcyclist.  The motorcyclist was taken by Medivac to Tampa General Hospital where he died from the injuries he received in the crash. 


The investigation continues.