TPD and CSX Investigate Fatal Train Crash


INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 4/24/2012 @ 9:54 AM

LOCATION: N. Florida Ave/E. Busch Blvd

VICTIM: W/M Romo, Luis Alberto DOB 10-20-40, Last known Home Address of 8411 N. Packwood Ave.

Romo was walking South bound on North Florida Avenue at East Busch Boulevard when he was struck by a CSX train. He was transported to St. Joseph's hospital where he eventually succumbed from his injuries. Tampa Police detectives are assisting CSX with investigating the incident.

All lanes on Florida Avenue between Busch Boulevard and Yukon are now open to traffic.

***Previous Release***

Tampa Police are investigating a train versus a pedestrian crash at Busch Boulevard and Florida Avenue. The victim has been transported to St. Joseph's Hospital with serious injuries. Southbound Florida Avenue is temporarily shut down from Busch Blvd to Yukon. Lt. Ron McMullen is on scene and can answer media questions.

Laura McElroy
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