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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-268

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • June 23, 2017
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    Traffic Fatality

    Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries.
    • Friday
    • June 23, 2017
    • Time: 10:19 AM
    • Fletcher Avenue East

    Motorcycle – 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 636

    Andres Alfredo Castillo
    DOB: 9-22-94 (Fatality)

    14514 Hensel Lane

    Student at University of South Florida

    Vehicle – 2008 Hyundai Elantra

    Shavarra Cobb
    DOB: 7-11-82

    13011 Thomasville Circle



    On June 23, 2017, at 10:19 am., Andres Alfredo Castillo, of 14514 Hensel Lane Tampa was traveling eastbound on Fletcher Avenue East in the left lane approaching 50th Street North on his 2006 Kawasaki Ninja 636. Shavarra R. Cobb of 13011 Thomasville Circle,Tampa, FL 33617 was westbound on Fletcher Avenue East in her Gray 2008 Hyundai Elantra and made a left turn into the path of Mr. Castillo.  Mr. Castillo braked and laid the motorcycle on its side.  Mr. Castillo struck the right rear of the Hyundai.  The motorcycle slid along the ground rotating as it continued east, coming to final rest on the south fog line of Fletcher Avenue East.  Ms. Cobb pulled onto 50th Street North and ran back to the scene as Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Community Service Officer Christopher White drove up on the scene and radioed in the crash.  Mr. Castillo died at the scene.  The investigation continues.

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