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Shawn A. Barker (fatal injuries)
11605 North St.
Okhiaofe Mary Awobusuyi (minor injuries)
10435 Flagstaff Falls Ave.
On June 22, 2015 at approximately 5:14 p.m., Shawn Barker was operating his 1994 Honda Civic eastbound in the right lane of Gibsonton Drive. He was passing other stopped traffic eastbound on Gibsonton Drive due to congestion from the Highway 301 intersection. A 2008 Nissan Altima, operated by Mary Awobusuyi, was traveling westbound on Gibsonton Drive and then attempted to turn left through the stopped traffic onto Mathog Drive. Shawn Barker entered the intersection, without complying with the right turn only indicators and signs, and struck the Nissan in the left side with the front of the vehicle. Shawn Barker was transported to St. Joseph's Hospital South where he expired a short time later due to the injuries sustained in the crash.