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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-360

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • August 1, 2016
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    Traffic Fatality

    Pedestrian suffers fatal injuries.
    • Saturday
    • July 30, 2016
    • Time: 12:10 AM
    • Bearss Avenue east of Livingston Avenue
    • Tampa, Florida


    Humphrey Felipa (deceased)
    DOB: 07/20/77
    Castleberry, FL


    • 2000 Lincoln Navigator


    Anthony Walter Chaves
    DOB: 12-19-89
    11515 Livingston Ave.
    Tampa, FL


    On July 30, 2016 at approximately 12:10 a.m., the victim crossing Bearss Avenue, from south to north, on foot. The area was poorly lit and he was not crossing in a crosswalk or with the use of any other traffic control. He was struck by an SUV which was driving west on Bearss Avenue. The driver and passenger of the SUV remained at the scene. There were no signs of impairment. Several witnesses also remained at the scene. Mr. Felipa was transported to Florida Hospital (Fletcher) where he was pronounced deceased. Next of kin has been notified.

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