HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY – Nov. 26, 2014: A portion of US Highway 41 was re-named in Honor of Fallen HCSO Deputy David A. Abella. source twitter.com/HCSOSheriff
The section of US 41 was authorized by the Transportation Committee, Community Affairs Committee and Senator Bullard.
Dedicated Section of US 41
- U.S. 41/ S R. 599/S. 50th Street between Palm River Road and S.R. 676/Causeway Boulevard in Hillsborough County is designated as “Deputy Sheriff David Anthony Abella Memorial Highway.” source www.flsenant.gov
DEPUTY DAVID A. ABELLA
June 19, 1977 – April 21, 2004
Deputy Abella died as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident that occurred while he was responding to a trespasser call. source www.hcso.tampa.fl.us