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Release Number: 09-320

For Immediate Release

Public Information Office

November 21, 2009

Larry McKinnon

(813) 247-8060
















Deceased Victim; (Pedestrian)


1. W/M Lewis, L Robert DOB 07-06-43

   Address unknown



Hartline Bus Driver;


1. Darby, Carl M Age 61               

   4305 E 21st Ave.

   Tampa Florida




Traffic crash with fatality


Saturday, November 21, 2009 at 6:19 a.m.


Bruce B Downs, Tampa, FL





At 6:19 a.m. today, HCSO received a 911 call that a man had been struck by a Hartline Bus.


It appears the victim began crossing Bruce B Downs when he failed to see the bus coming. The bus driver was unable to stop in time and struck and killed the victim.


The bus driver was not at fault and no charges are pending at this time.