Pedestrian Dies in Hillsborough Crash
The driver had a green light, Hillsborough sheriff’s deputies said.
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – A Tampa man died this morning (May 12) when he was hit while crossing W Waters Avenue, according to the Hillsborough Sheriff’s Office.
Ivan Martinez, 30, died at the scene.
The crash happened about 5:48 a.m. at the intersection of W Waters and Woodland Corp. Boulevard. Mr. Martinez walked from the north shoulder directly into the path of a 2005 Nissan Altima driven by Mario Raul Falcon Ramos, 59, of Tampa, who was traveling westbound on Waters facing a green light. Deputies said Falcon Ramos braked to avoid the crash but was unable to stop. The Nissan hit Mr. Martinez.
For information about the Hillsborough sheriff, go to hcso.tampa.fl.us.
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