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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-777

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • November 15, 2018
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    Traffic Crash With Serious Injuries

    Pedestrian ran across Bloomingdale Avenue at the intersection of Culbreath Road.
    • Tuesday
    • November 13, 2018
    • Time: 2:24 PM
    • Bloomingdale Avenue


    Tanner Roper
    DOB: 04/17/99
    3701 Eaglewood Street
    Valrico, FL 33596

    Vehicle: 2010 Cadillac CTS

    Driver:  Mary Henry
    DOB: 08/17/45
    1603 Oasis Court
    Brandon, FL 33510


    On November 13, 2018 at 2:24 p.m., a pedestrian, Tanner Roper, ran southbound across Bloomingdale Avenue at the intersection of Culbreath Road (east side of the intersection). He was in the crosswalk and was facing a no-walk signal. He ran into the path of the Cadillac traveling eastbound on Bloomingdale Avenue in the left through lane on a yellow signal. The front right corner of the Cadillac struck Roper, and he was thrown to the south shoulder. The Cadillac came to a controlled stop at the scene. Roper was flown to Tampa General Hospital and is in serious condition. Henry was not injured. Next of kin has been notified. No charges are expected in this case.
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