Hillsborough County

15-year-old pedestrian killed in accident involving undercover Hillsborough deputy

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal accident Friday night.

The accident occurred near 124th Avenue and Florida Avenue shortly before 6:30 p.m.

According to the sheriff's office, the deputy was traveling north on Florida Avenue in an unmarked vehicle and traveled through a green light at 124th Ave.

The deputy saw a person walking a bicycle across the street and the deputy swerved to avoid that person.

As the deputy swerved, he struck a 15-year-old boy walking with other person.

The 15-year-old was killed. His name has not yet been released. 

 


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