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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-105

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 13, 2019
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    Traffic Fatality

    A two-year-old child was accidentally run over in a restaurant parking lot.
    • Tuesday
    • March 12, 2019
    • Time: 9:45 PM
    • Waffle House
    • 1412 SR 60
    • Brandon


    A two-year-old child was accidentally run over by his parent's vehicle in a restaurant parking lot last night, when both his mother and father mistakenly believed the other had placed him inside their 2007 Chevy Tahoe.  Jeremiah Rios, 06/07/16, was pronounced deceased at Brandon Hospital where he was transported after his father, Guillermo Junior Montoya Rios (07/08/89) of 2942 Glendale Drive struck him with his right front tire causing severe head injuries. Rios and his family were leaving the Waffle House at 1412 SR 60 in Brandon when incident occurred around 9:45 p.m. Neither alcohol nor drugs contributed to this crash.

    Next of Kin has been notified.

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