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    Release Number: 17-848

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 22, 2017
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    Delayed Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist dies from his injuries from a traffic crash that occurred on December 4.
    • Monday
    • December 4, 2017
    • Time: 7:10 PM
    • 78th Street


    On December 4, 2017, Lorne Elmer Archambeau, 55, of Riverview  was operating his 1979 Harley Davidson Motorcycle, southbound on 78th Street approaching Patrician Place when he drove left into the median lane to go around a truck which was turning right on Patrician Place.

    Mr. Archambeau went around the truck and struck a trailer being pulled by a 2006 Ford F350 truck, driven by Jeffrey Allen Pennington, 39, Tampa FL. Mr. Archambeau who was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash, was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he later died from his injuries on December 21.

    Next of kin has been notified, the investigation continues.


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