Robert Bruce Haines II
Robert Bruce Haines II
Age 24    Lutz, Florida    November 15 2012
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The 24-year-old Lutz bicyclist who was hit by a car Nov. 15 has passed away. Robert Bruce Haines II suffered severe head injuries in the crash on Livington Avenue, said his mother, Nancy Haines. He died Monday. Deputies say Haines was hit as he did a U-turn on Livingston near Andrea Lynn Drive. He cut in front of traffic and narrowly missed one vehicle before a 1993 Ford Thunderbird hit him. Robert Haines had epilepsy and used a bicycle to get around, his mother said. **** Deputies say a 24-year-old bicyclist suffered serious injuries after he crossed into the lane of a 1993 Ford Thunderbird on Livingston Avenue. This is what the Hillsborough Sheriff's Office says happened: At about 5 p.m. Thursday, Robert Bruce Haines II, 24, was riding on the right shoulder of northbound Livingston Avenue. At Andrea Lynn Drive, Haines made a U-turn, crossing into traffic in both the north and southbound lanes. One vehicle narrowly missed him before the Thunderbird, driven by Carlos Enrique Adames, 69, of Tampa, hit Haines. Deputies say Adames did not see Haines and hit the back of his bicycle. Haines was thrown from his bike and taken to St. Joseph's Hospital with life-th

Collision Data

Crash time: between 3 p.m. and 5:59 p.m.

Closest Intersection: Livingston Avenue and Andrea Lynn Drive

Land use: Suburban

Road type: Collector

Where on the road the collision happened: Road

Collision type: Rear-end

Driver Data

Vehicle type: Automobile

If truck: Unknown

At crash time driver was:

At crash time cyclist was: Other

At crash time cyclist was: Attempted U-turn in traffic

Sources

Source: News Report
Type: Newspaper
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/lutz-bicyclist-hit-by-car-last-week-dies/1262625

Source: News Report
Type: TV
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://www.tampabay.com/news/publicsafety/accidents/lutz-bicyclist-suffers-life-threatening-injuries-in-crash/1261899

Source: News Report
Type: Blog
Pos/Neg: Neutral
Link if Website: http://lutz.patch.com/articles/lutz-bicyclist-severely-injured-on-livingston-avenue#photo-first

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