TAMPA POLICE INVESTIGATE TRAFFIC FATALITY
Incident Date/Time: 6/26/2018 at 9:14 AM
Location: Davis Boulevard at Aegean Drive
Incident Type: Traffic Fatality
Victim Info: Marcia Woodside Rivers DOB 4/10/53; 54 Davis Blvd #8
Driver: Jarvis Mercer DOB 7/12/68
Details: On June 26, 2018 at 9:14 AM, Tampa Police responded to the report of a pedestrian hit by a truck. When they arrived on scene they found the victim, later identified as Marcia Rivers, deceased. Rivers had been struck by a City of Tampa Solid Waste vehicle operated by Jarvis Mercer. Detectives continue to work this active investigation to determine what factors contributed to the accident. Updates will be provided as they become available.