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Florida Sheriff’s Deputy Hits, Kills 15-Year-Old Pedestrian

January 21, 2019

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL. – According to an online news story published at, a Florida sheriff’s deputy hit and killed a 15-year-old pedestrian. The accident occurred in Hillsborough County, Florida, and the deputy was reportedly working undercover at the time. The victim has not been identified.*

A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s deputy was working undercover and driving in the area of 124th Avenue and Florida Avenue. It is not clear which street he was on or which direction it was traveling at the time. 

When the deputy got to the intersection of the two roads, he swerved his vehicle to avoid hitting a person who was walking a bicycle across the road. Reports did not indicate which way this person was walking. In swerving, the deputy ended up hitting a 15-year-old pedestrian who was also crossing the road. 

Reports indicate the deputy had a green light, and both the person walking the bicycle and the 15-year-old pedestrian were north of the crosswalk, meaning they were crossing the road outside of the designated crosswalk. The 15 year old died in the accident. He has only been identified as a male. His name has not been released. 

No information has been released about the deputy involved, including his name or the nature of this undercover assignment. Authorities are investigating to determine what happened and will be reviewing the speed at which the deputy was traveling before the crash. No additional information has been reported at this time. 

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