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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-579

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 9, 2015
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    Fatal Traffic Crash

    Motorcyclist dies in single vehicle accident.
    • Sunday
    • November 8, 2015
    • Time: 12:30 PM
    • Gornto Lake Road
    • Brandon


    James M. Shenefield
    Age 30
    4414 Lackland Place
    Tampa, FL


    On November 8, 2015, at approximately 12:30 am, James Shenefield was traveling northbound on Gornto Lake Road on a 2015 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he failed to negotiate a curve south of Brandon Blvd.

    Shenefield then drove into the median and was ejected from the motorcycle. Shenefield suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene. Shenefield was wearing a helmet.

    There were no other vehicles involved in the crash.
    The investigation continues.
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