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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-201

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 16, 2017
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    Traffic Fatality

    Pedestrian suffers fatal injuries.
    • Monday
    • May 15, 2017
    • Time: 8:15 PM
    • 50th Street


    Pedestrian: Chenxin Jing (deceased)
    DOB: 02/20/92
    4202 E. Fowler Avenue
    Tampa, FL

    Vehicle: 2002 Nissan Altima
    Driver: Joshua Alston Harriger
    DOB: 09/20/95
    5003 Patricia Court
    Tampa, FL


    On May 15, 2017 at 8:15 p.m., Chenxin Jing was walking westbound within the crosswalk across 50th Street, approximately 100 feet north of Bordeaux Village Place. She had activated the yellow caution lights prior to stepping into the roadway. Joshua Alston Harriger was operating his 2002 Nissan Altima northbound on 50th Street at 40 MPH when he saw the yellow lights activate and failed to yield to Ms. Jing. He struck her within the crosswalk with the right front of the Nissan. Mr. Harriger agreed to a blood draw, but there is no evidence alcohol contributed to this crash. Charges are pending. Ms. Jing is an exchange student from China.
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