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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-612

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 4, 2015
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    Traffic Fatality

    Pedestrian sustains fatal injuries.
    • Thursday
    • December 3, 2015
    • Time: 7:53 PM
    • 14th Avenue SE east of 15th Street SE
    • Ruskin, FL


    Pedestrian: Genaro Olmeda-Laureno (deceased)
    DOB: 08/30/1973
    2014 Peaceful Palm St.
    Ruskin, FL 33570

    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Malibu
    Driver: Anthony Platt Jr. (no injuries)
    DOB: 12/27/1977
    403 Blakely Cr.
    Ruskin, FL 33570


    On December 3, 2015 at approximately 7:53 p.m., a pedestrian was walking eastbound in the eastbound lane of 14th Avenue SE east of 15th Street SE, in Ruskin. A 2008 Chevrolet Malibu was being operated eastbound on 14th Avenue SE and struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was taken to South Bay Hospital and then flown to Tampa General Hospital where he expired an hour later.
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