Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 1 year
Badge # 4234
Cause: Automobile accident
Deputy David Abella was killed in an automobile accident on 50th Street while responding to a call at a local convenience store.
He was attempting to pass a tractor trailer when he lost control of his patrol car and struck a utility pole. The deputy was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Deputy Abella had served with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office for 1 year. He is survived by his wife, three children, parents, brother, and sister.