Man punched by Uber driver dies from injuries, St. Pete police say

Last Updated: Saturday, August 12, 2017

City police said Saturday that a man punched by an Uber driver during an argument has died from his injuries.

  • Terry Lynn Kimball died, according to St. Petersburg police
  • Police say he was punched by Uber driver Kabir O' Farril Diaz
  • Men argued over driving route

The incident happened Thursday night after driver Kabir O'Farril Diaz, 38, picked up passenger Terry Lynn Kimball, 56.

Police said the men started arguing about the route the driver was taking.

Diaz pulled over at a convenience store on 58th Street North and the men had a "physical confronation," police said.

The driver punched Kimball, who was taken to a hospital.

Investigators said Diaz has cooperated with the investigation. No charges have been filed.