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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 16-425

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 16, 2016
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    Traffic Crash With Injuries

    She darted out into traffic and was struck by the front right wheel of the Ford F150.
    • Sunday
    • September 25, 2016
    • Time: 3:15 PM
    • East 142nd Avenue & North 22nd Street
    • Tampa, Florida

    Vehicle: 1998 Ford F150

    Driver: Nelson Hernandez
    DOB: 10/11/59
    8502 N. Semmes St.
    Tampa, FL


    Janylah Floyd
    DOB: 01/12/07
    Tampa, FL


    On September 15, 2016 at 3:15 p.m., Nelson Hernandez was driving a Ford F150 westbound on 142nd Avenue, traveling approximately 15mph. Janylah Floyd was running from the north side of the roadway attempting to reach the south side after visiting an ice-cream truck parked on the north side of the roadway. She darted out into traffic and was struck by the front right wheel of the Ford F150.

    Floyd sustained a severe injury to her left leg and was taken to Florida Hospital-Fletcher. She was later transported to Tampa General Hospital for treatment.
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