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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-600

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 25, 2015
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver sustains fatal injuries in traffic crash.
    • Tuesday
    • November 24, 2015
    • Time: 8:00 PM
    • Gunn Hwy west of Casey Rd


    Vehicle: 2014 Yamaha Motorcycle

    Driver: Kelvin I Garay
    Age 48
    11302 Laurel Crest Lane
    Tampa, FL
    Fatal Injuries

    Vehicle: 2011 Nissan Rogue

    Driver: Claudia Burgos
    Age 41
    11004 Underwood Pl.
    Tampa, FL
    Minor injuries

    Passenger: Adrianna Burgos
    Age 8
    11004 Underwood Pl.
    Tampa, FL
    Minor injuries

    Passenger: Natalia Burgos
    Age 13
    11004 Underwood Pl.
    Tampa, FL
    Minor injuries


    On November 24, 2015 at approximately 8 pm, Kelvin Garay was operating his 2014 Yamaha motorcycle westbound on Gunn Highway west of Casey Road. Claudia Burgos was operating her 2011 Nissan Rogue eastbound on Gunn Highway and was turning left into a driveway on the north side of the road when she entered the path of the motorcycle. The motorcycle struck the passenger side of the Nissan ejecting Garay off the bike. Garay was pronounced deceased at the scene.

    Alcohol is not suspected in this crash, no charges at this time pending further investigation.
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