TAMPA POLICE INVESTIGATE TRAFFIC CRASH INVOLVING TEEN PEDESTRIAN

08/13/18
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TAMPA POLICE INVESTIGATE TRAFFIC CRASH INVOLVING TEEN PEDESTRIAN

DATE/TIME: 8/10/18 @ 3:44 PM
LOCATION: E. Sligh Avenue at N. Rome Avenue
VICTIM: Jephté S. Germain-Rogers DOB 11/11/01 (16yo)

*Update* 16 year old Jephte' Germain-Rogers, who was injured in a traffic crash yesterday as he attempted to cross E. Sligh Avenue near N. Rome Avenue, has died as a result of his injuries.

Tampa Police Detectives continue their investigation of a teen pedestrian struck by a vehicle this afternoon at E. Sligh Avenue and N. Rome Avenue. Jephté German-Rogers attempted to cross Sligh Avenue outside of the crosswalk, running northbound across the street. He was struck by a 1992 gray Honda Accord travelling westbound on Sligh Avenue. Officers arrived on-scene to find Germain-Rogers with traumatic injuries. He was transported to a local hospital, where he is currently listed in critical condition.

This is still an active investigation; however, at this time no criminal charges have been filed.