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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 17-219

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 25, 2017
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver pronounced deceased on scene.
    • Thursday
    • May 25, 2017
    • Time: 9:05 AM
    • County Road 672 / Amber Sweet Lane


    Vehicle: 2008 Chevrolet Suburban
    Driver: Sunshine Nicole Grizzle
    DOB: 10/22/1982
    16831 Owens Road
    Wimauma, FL

    Vehicle: Ford F350
    Driver: Jesus Angel Aleman
    DOB: 12/26/1989
    3720 Swindell Road
    Plant City, FL

    Passenger: Johnnie Scarborough
    DOB: 01/02/1975

    Passenger: Drew Scarborough
    DOB: 07/11/2001


    On May 25, 2017, at 9:05 a.m., Sunshine Nicole Grizzle was operating a black, 2008 Chevrolet Suburban eastbound on County Road 672 in the area of Amber Sweet Lane at approximately 55 MPH. Jesus Angel Aleman was operating a black and tan, Ford F350 pulling a pump trailer, westbound on County Road 672 at approximately 55 MPH. The Ford F350 was also occupied by Johnnie Scarborough and Drew Scarborough. Grizzle failed to maintain her lane and entered the westbound lane. Aleman began honking his horn at Grizzle in an effort to get her attention, but she did not react. Aleman attempted to swerve off the roadway to avoid a collision, but was unsuccessful. The front of the Suburban struck the front of the F350. The F350 rolled over onto its passenger side and came to rest in the ditch on the north side of the road. Grizzle was pronounced deceased at the scene. Aleman was transported to Tampa General Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Johnnie and Drew Scarborough were transported to St. Joseph's Hospital south with non-life threatening injuries. Aleman did not have any indications of impairment and consented to a voluntary blood draw. Grizzle's toxicology results are pending the autopsy.
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