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Laura McElroy, Tampa Police Spokesperson
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Police Investigating Crash that Left 2 Motorcyclist Deceased, 1 Passenger in Critical Condition
 
Tampa, FL April 29, 2013 -
Next of kin has been notified in last night's traffic fatality

DECEASED: David Troy Hood, 04/28/72, W/M, 4521 Sundown Lane, Tampa (Driving Kawasaki Motorcycle)

DECEASED: Angel Felipe, 10/02/1958, W/M, 1610 Hacienda Court Apt A108, Tampa (Driving scooter)

CRITICAL: Amanda Rae Sarmiento, 08/19/81, W/F, 4521 Sundown Lane, Tampa (passenger on Kawasaki Motorcycle)

INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 4/28/2013 at 9:07 PM

DIVISION: D-3 GRID: 148 LOCATION: 22nd St/Causeway Blvd Bridge

DETAILS:

The driver of a 1986 Kawasaki Motorcycle was travelling northbound at a high rate of speed on Causeway Blvd. As the driver of the Kawasaki crested the Causeway Blvd. bridge, he came upon a slower moving 2012 VIP scooter and was unable to avoid striking the scooter. The driver of the Kawasaki and his passenger were ejected from the motorcycle. The driver of the Kawasaki and his passenger were airlifted to Tampa General Hospital, where the driver died a short time later. The passenger of the motorcycle is currently in critical condition. The driver of the scooter was deceased upon arrival of Tampa Fire Rescue. Identification of the drivers are pending notification of next of kin by Det. P. Messmer.


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