5-Year-Old Dies After Being Struck by Car

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INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 7/4/2011 @ 3:07 PM

LOCATION: 1501 E. Fowler Ave.


VICTIM: Cameron Lewis, B/M, DOB: 02/15/2006, 155 Minnesota Quarters, Doe Run, Georgia

DRIVER: Chavillia Jefferson, B/F, DOB: 07/16/1976, 10702 N. Dixon Street, Tampa, Fl.

VEHICLE: 2002 Mitsubishi SUV

The 5 year-old victim exited a parked car that was stopped at one of the gas pumps at the GasKwik station. The victim proceeded towards the GasKwik to enter the store. In the process, the victim went behind a white 2002 Mitsubishi SUV was at another gas pump. Chavillia M. Jefferson was in the driver's seat of the Mitsubishi and began backing up at a slow speed. The victim was completely behind the Mitsubishi and could not be seen. The back of Jefferson's SUV struck the victim, causing serious injuries. The victim was taken to TGH where he was pronounced deceased. There are no criminal charges at this time.