Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-392

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 30, 2018
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    Traffic Fatality

    Driver dies in single vehicle traffic crash.
    • Sunday
    • April 29, 2018
    • Time: 4:16 AM
    • Lithia Pinecrest Road

    Vehicle: 1995 Honda Accord

    Driver: John Michael Mackey, 39
    At Large



    On April 29, 2018, at 4:16 a.m., Hillsborough County Fire Rescue rolled up on a single vehicle crash on Lithia Pinecrest Road at the Alafia River. John Michael Mackey, 39, was traveling eastbound on Lithia Pinecrest Road in a 1995 Honda Accord with a improper New Jersey tag. Mackey was unrestrained when he suddenly drove off the south shoulder, overturned and was ejected. Mackey was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol is suspected to be involved. Next of Kin was notified.

    The investigation continues.



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