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Release Number: 17-084
- For Immediate Release:
- Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
- March 6, 2017
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One driver suffered fatal injuries in three vehicle traffic crash.
- March 6, 2017
- Time: 6:18 AM
Vehicle: 2001 Chevrolet S10 Pickup Truck
Aaron Kent (Fatality)
3501 Kent Path Court
Vehicle: 2000 Dodge Ram Pickup Truck
12818 Walter Hunter Road
Vehicle: 2009 Honda Civic
5040 Medulla Road
On March 6, 2017 at approximately 6:18 am, Aaron Kent was operating a 2001 Chevrolet S10 pickup eastbound on Lithia Pinecrest Road. Nicholas Andrlik was operating a 2000 Dodge Ram westbound on Lithia Pinecrest Road. Kent attempted a left turn into the Marathon gas station located at 11211 Lithia Pinecrest Road and pulled into the path of Nicholas Andrlik, causing the two trucks to collide head on. The Dodge was displaced into a ditch on the north side of Lithia Pinecrest Road. The Chevrolet rotated, was displaced back to the west and went into eastbound traffic. The Chevrolet S10 then struck a 2009 Honda Civic being operated by Mark Brady. The operator of the Chevrolet S10, Aaron Kent died at the scene. Nicholas Andrlik was transported by EMS to Lakeland Regional hospital with serious but non life threatening injuries. Mark Brady was transported by a family member to South Florida Baptist hospital.