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Officials see more hit-run info

Anyone who called in the fatal accident, saw Jennifer Porter or her silver 2000 Toyota Echo, is asked to call the sheriff.

Times Staff Writer
Published April 9, 2004

TAMPA - Hillsborough sheriff's deputies on Thursday sent out another plea asking for the public's help in their investigation of the hit-and-run accident that killed two children on N 22nd Street March 31.

Deputies are asking anyone who called 911 the night of the crash to contact investigators. The accident killed Bryant Wilkins, 13, and his 3-year-old brother, Durontae Caldwell. Their siblings, 8-year-old Aquina Wilkins and 2-year-old LaJuan Davis, were injured but have been released from the hospital.

Deputies also are requesting a call from anyone who saw Jennifer Porter, a 28-year-old elementary school dance teacher, or the car she was driving, a silver 2000 Toyota Echo, between 7 p.m. March 31 and 6 p.m. April 2.

Specifically, investigators are interested in anyone who saw Porter or the vehicle at the Wesley Chapel strip mall where she owns a dance studio.

Anyone with information that might aid the investigation may call the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-0600.

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