Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-292

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • July 16, 2019
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    Fatal Traffic Crash

    Fatal Traffic Crash Overnight
    • Tuesday
    • July 16, 2019
    • Time: 8:59 AM
    • Wiggins Road south of US 92


    On July 15, 2019 around 6:10 p.m., a driver of a 2006 Saturn SUV was traveling southbound on Wiggins Road south of US 92 at approximately 45 MPH. For an unknown reason he drove off the roadway to the west (right) and struck a speed limit sign and then a tree at 801 Wiggins Road.

    The right-front passenger, suffered fatal injuries as a result of the impact and was pronounced deceased at the scene. It is unknown if alcohol or drugs contributed to this crash.

    The driver was transported to TGH with serious injuries and is in critical condition.

    This is an ongoing investigation and no other details can be released. Updates will come the Public Affairs Office.
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