Non-Emergency: 727.582.6200

14-109 M.A.I.T. Responds To Deputy Involved Crash

Who:
Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office
Patrol Operations Bureau
-Major Accident Investigation Team

Deputy Sarah Harlan (Injured)
Age: 47
Hire Date: 09/06/2005
Vehicle: 2007 Chevy Silverado (Sheriff’s  Vehicle)

Tatanisha Harper (Injured)
DOB: 10/01/1980
Address: 3401 37th Street South, St. Petersburg
Vehicle 1998 Pontiac Van

What:
The Sheriff’s Major Accident Team (M.A.I.T.) responded to investigate a minor crash in which a deputy was rear ended by another vehicle. The deputy sustained minor injuries; the driver was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

When:
The crash occurred at about 1:18 p.m. on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Where:
The crash occurred at 49th Street and Ulmerton Road in Clearwater.

Why/How:
According to investigators, Deputy Sarah Harlan was stopped in traffic in the southbound lanes of 49th Street North when she was struck in the rear of the vehicle by a 1998 Pontiac van driven by Tatanisha Harper.

Deputies say Harper is pregnant and reported feeling lightheaded. She was transported by ambulance to Bayfront Medical Center for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

Deputy Harlan, who was on duty at the time of the crash, transported herself to the hospital as a precaution and for treatment of minor injuries.

The investigation continues.

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