Date: June 10, 2002 "For Immediate Release"
To: News Media
From: Sheriff Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Media Contact: CARRIE RODGERS, (863) 534-6217 OR (863) 819-1856, PAGER
KIM GARRETT, (863) 534-6377 OR (863) 819-1656, PAGER
PCSO Traffic Unit Seeks Information Regarding Crash 

The Polk County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit is continuing its reconstruction investigation into the fatal crash that occurred on May 31, 2002, at approximately 2:59 a.m. on Hatchineha Road, 10 miles east of Lake Hamilton.

Adam Jacoby of Dundee, was the driver of the 2000 dark blue Volkswagen Passat, and Miles White of Lake Hamilton, was the passenger who was fatally injured.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the vehicle veered off the right shoulder of the road and crashed into two pine trees.

Traffic Investigators are seeking information regarding the crash or events preceding the crash.  Anyone with information is urged to contact Sergeant Mike Green or Deputy David Hooyman at 863-815-6515, ext. 127, or 1-800-226-0344.

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